The Ultimate Stalkers - They may look like
enormous versions of domestic pets but lions and tigers of
the world are no "pussy cats". They are ruthless and
successful carnivores of the highest order and they kill
to eat. Rob Bredl takes you to see how lions and cheetahs
stalk African plains. Then even in the darkest moments of
survival you will appreciate the agility of the
Californian cougar as it pounces from above.
times when big cats include human flesh on their menu and
survivors of attacks give their remarkable stories. We
look back at the extraordinary and famous attacks at Tsavo
in Kenya where 140 workers lost their lives to two
marauding male lions…an event which inspired the movie
“Ghost In The Darkness”. We visit the Chicago Field Museum
where answers are sought staring into the glassy eyes of
the responsible killers now preserved forever in infamy.
Rob speaks with global experts to examine the behaviour of
these perfect predators as they hunt, kill and survive.