Set in one of Kenya’s most breathtaking conservancies, Ol Pejeta is one the last remaining untamed places on Earth. This new six-part series takes you on an intimate journey into lives of an incredible cast of 13,000 wild animal characters.
For the first time, their stories are told through the eyes of those who know them best – a team of dedicated rangers who live and work side by side the animals they help protect.
With unprecedented access to both this extraordinary landscape and the animal characters that live there, we reveal the epic scale, the huge emotional investment and the genuine physical danger that staff here risk as they work to protect some of the world’s rarest and most beautiful creatures.
Each episode explores animal stories of birth, life and death – told through the funny, moving and powerful testimony of the rangers and staff who know the animals best. Whether they’re looking on as rival male and endangered rhinos fight to the death, performing emergency surgery on an injured lioness, or having to encourage a young and inexperienced male Ostrich to help repopulate the flock, the staff here have a closeness to these wild animals unparalleled to anywhere on earth.
Ol Pejeta is one of the most important wildlife conservancies in the world, a vast open wilderness that protects any animal within its 90,000 acres. Home to lions, elephants, cheetahs, rhino we get to know the humans and animals’ daily frustrations, irritations and how deep the bond of their friendship goes