Season 24, Episode 10 Murder in the Troop
First Aired: April 2, 2006
The power dynamics at work in a pack of baboons are examined through the story of twin baboons along Africa's Zambezi River. The two are the offspring of the pack's alpha male, and seem to live a cherished life as a result---until their father is defeated by the ruler of a neighboring troop. Also: a male outsider joins the troop; the pack struggles with the dry season.
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- Premiered: October 10, 1982
- Rating: TV-G
- Premise: PBS's signature (and multi-award-winning) natural-history series uses gifted wildlife documentarians and stunning photography to reveal what its first host, Donald Johanson, called `the magic and mystery of the fascinating natural world.' The series has ga… (more)