Big Cat Diary

  • 2007
  • TV Show
  • TV-G

Following the day-to-day life of lions, cheetahs and leopards in Kenya.

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Episode 10 Season 0, Episode 10 Dec 13, 1998 Paid

Simon King spots the two Marsh lion sisters. They are always opportunists and, when they come across an injured warthog, they take full advantage and succeed in killing the unfortunate pig.The marsh pride of lions appears to have recovered from the shock of the buffalo attack. There has been plenty of food for the young cubs but, as the wildebeest begin to drift back to the Serengeti, things will get a lot tougher.

Episode 9 Season 0, Episode 9 Dec 6, 1998 Paid

Jonathan Scott returns to the scene of the last episode's carnage, when a herd of buffalo attacked the Marsh Pride cubs. He finally spots one of the tiny lions, alone and shaken, hiding in the long grass. But, sadly, one of the little cubs is dead. In an extraordinary scene, one of the lionesses starts to eat the dead cub.

Episode 8 Season 0, Episode 8 Nov 29, 1998 Paid

Simon King manages to film the cheetahs as they kill a male impala. 'Moments like these are always somewhat harrowing, but these cheetahs haven't eaten for over two days,' he says. 'A kill this size is a real prize for Amber and her cubs, if they can keep it.'

Episode 7 Season 0, Episode 7 Nov 22, 1998 Paid

Heavy rain makes conditions difficult for the film crew, but creates hunting opportunities for the big cats. Amber, the cheetah, and her cubs indulge in some jackal-baiting but the tables are turned when another jackal arrives and begins to tease the cubs.

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Big Cat Diary Series 1
The big cats of the Masaai Mara wildlife community as never seen before. Specialist wildlife presenters follow a pride of lions, a cheetah mother and (more…)
Big Cat Diary Series 2
The wildlife soap opera continues. Two years on, the team return to Kenya's Masai Mara to catch up with the lives of the big cats. Returning in the dr (more…)

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Mon Jul 31 6:00am
Masai Mara: The Great Migration ANIMAL

Hosts Simon King and Jonathan Scott travel to the Masai Mara Game Reserve in Kenya to observe lions, leopards and cheetahs.

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Mon Jul 31 6:30am
Tracking the Marsh Pride ANIMAL

Tracking lions at night in the Masai Mara Game Reserve in Kenya.

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Tue Aug 1 6:00am
Kidogo's Cubs: Family Ties ANIMAL

A female cheetah and her cubs are observed.

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