Season 30, Episode 12 The White Lions

First Aired: May 9, 2012

The experiences of two white-lion-cub sisters in South Africa's Kruger National Park are chronicled. Due to their inability to blend in with their surroundings, the critters face a tougher life than tawny offspring: catching game becomes more difficult and they're more likely to be spotted by male lions, which would kill them in order to start new families with their mothers. Complicating matters: they belong to a small pride that has no adult male to protect them from such marauders.

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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)

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