Primates Teach Us The Secrets of Survival
In this Nature miniseries, discover the survival strategies used by primates.
Thursday 8pm NATURE - PRIMATES: SECRETS OF SURVIVAL
Monkey See, Monkey Do. From baboons facing down leopards, to lemurs exploiting a jungle pharmacy or rhesus macaques charming their way to an easy life, discover the survival strategies used by primates, often in the most unexpected places.
Bearded capuchins, counted among the smartest animals in the world, teach their young how to use tools in Brazil’s badlands. A silverback gorilla gives in to his softer side to raise his boisterous offspring in the Congo basin. Bush babies conduct an after-hours raid of a city zoo to find food in the South African winter.
Filmed across the globe over two years on 28 filming expeditions, from snow-capped mountains to the hottest deserts, Nature's "Primates" combines family drama with the latest science. Uncover primates’ complex relationship dynamics, how they learn to hunt and feed, their courtship rituals and more.