panda adventure with nigel marven

Nigel Marven is on a mission to meet China’s giant pandas and with unique access to the Wolong National Nature Reserve, he’ll get closer than any other presenter to these charismatic animals.

programme information

Duration

5 x 60'

Production Company

Image Impact Ltd

YOP

2010

Definitions

HD

Episode Information

Nigel Marven wants to meet giant pandas. With unique access to the Wolong National Nature Reserve, he’ll get closer than any other presenter to these charismatic animals; the Reserve is a stronghold for over a hundred pandas. Nigel will follow the breeding programme- tailing a pregnant mother as she gives birth to two cubs and watching over several months as she raises them. Nigel has a second goal: to get alongside totally wild pandas and the animals they share the bamboo forest with. The host comes face-to-face with red pandas high in the forest canopy, dives with a six-foot salamander, leaps to avoid a charging takin antelope, watches breathless as jousting golden pheasants fill the forest with colour, stalks a black bear and joins a 600-strong gathering of Golden snub-nosed monkeys. Limited Rights: US Territories & Possessions

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