Shining A Light On The Smaller Wild Cat Species loading...
Shining A Light On The Smaller Wild Cat Species
Ben Britton is talking animatedly about caracals. On a recent trip to Botswana where he has been working on conservation projects for over 10 years he spotted a caracal in the wild.
In Real Life, Simba’s Mum Would Be Running The Pride loading...
In Real Life, Simba’s Mum Would Be Running The Pride
A lion expert breaks down lion family dynamics.
More than 100 neglected lions found in a South African breeding facility loading...
More than 100 neglected lions found in a South African breeding facility
The diseased animals were being raised, surprisingly, by a member of an organisation that espouses responsible lion care.
These Are the Funniest Animal Photos of 2018 loading...
These Are the Funniest Animal Photos of 2018
From penguin bullies to blissed-out squirrels, get an eyeful of the year's most humorous shots of animals, in a competition with a cause.
Exclusive: Fatal Disease Likely Found In Lion Cubs For First Time loading...
Exclusive: Fatal Disease Likely Found In Lion Cubs For First Time
Caused by a mineral deficiency, the paralyzing disease normally affects sheep, cattle, and goats.
Poachers Target Rescued Circus Lions in Worrying New Trend loading...
Poachers Target Rescued Circus Lions in Worrying New Trend
At least 20 captive lions in a single province of South Africa have been killed or attacked by poachers so far this year.
Should We Kill Animals to Save Them? loading...
Should We Kill Animals to Save Them?
Trophy hunting fees help fund conservation. Critics say the benefits are exaggerated and that killing big game animals is wrong.
Saving The King Of The Jungle With Ben Britton loading...
Saving The King Of The Jungle With Ben Britton
For World Lion Day this year, National Geographic interviews presenter and conservationist Ben Britton on the complexities, risks and behaviours of Africa’s greatest predator.
Watch: This Is What Happens When a Lion Steals a GoPro loading...
Watch: This Is What Happens When a Lion Steals a GoPro
Straight from the lion’s mouth: a planted camera gives us a toothy perspective on Africa’s biggest cat.
10 Haunting Pictures of Wild Animals at Night loading...
10 Haunting Pictures of Wild Animals at Night
A hidden camera sees animals on the move at night in a way the human eye cannot.
Raised to Kill Lions, This Kenyan Warrior Now Saves Them loading...
Raised to Kill Lions, This Kenyan Warrior Now Saves Them
"Any time I lose a lion, it's like losing a member of my family," says Jeneria Lekilelei of the Samburu tribe.
Rare Black-Maned Ethiopian Lion Caught on Video loading...
Rare Black-Maned Ethiopian Lion Caught on Video
A National Geographic explorer spotted the adult male on a recent expedition to Bale Mountains National Park.
About the Show
Award-winning filmmakers and National Geographic Explorers-In-Residence Dereck and Beverly Joubert chronicle the suspense-filled tale of a determined lioness ready to try anything – and risk everything – to keep her family alive. Fleeing a raging fire and a rival pride headed by a dangerous cub-killing lioness, Ma di Tau and her fragile cubs must make their perilous escape by swimming across a crocodile infested river and facing off with fierce horned buffalo.

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