National Geographic Explorer

  • 2001
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

An Emmy-winning, richly photographed and reported exploration of the world's natural wonders, produced by the National Geographic Society. In June 2003, it took the title `National Geographic Ultimate Explorer,' adding culture and politics to the mix. In January 2005, its title was changed once again, to simply `Explorer.'

Elephants of Garamba; Odzala: Islands in the Congo; Living with Gorillas

First Aired: June 17, 2001

A look at a project started more than 100 years ago by King Leopold of Belgium, who owned much of Central Africa: the training of elephants to work in the local forest. Also: a visit to Ozala National Park, a dense rainforest that is one of the most isolated areas in Africa. Primatologist Magdalena Bermejo, who studies the western lowland gorilla in the Congo Basin, is also profiled.

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