A close look at animal species found in Antarctica. Featured is footage of emperor and Adelie penguins in various stages of development, Weddell seals (which may grow to nine feet in length and weigh up to 900 pounds) and leopard seals, the penguins' archenemies.
A study of Africa's inhabitants includes a look at the technologically primitive bushmen of the Kalahari desert, the Chamus living on the shores of Lake Baringo, the Dogon tribesmen (who are seen performing a dance wearing masks), the Zulus, the Kamba people and Masai warriors.
A study of the elephant population living in Africa's National Parks, including information on the adult animal, which weighs up to seven tons and requires a quarter ton of food daily; the calf, which does not reach its full size until age 25; and the animals' reproductive habits.
The natives of the remote lowlands of coastal Guinea are observed in their daily activities, including fishing, rice farming and going to market to sell their products. Further inland, the residents are shown weaving, spinning cotton and making pottery.