Never before has there been such an insightful and timely wildlife series.
Tropical forests are the richest terrestrial ecosystems on earth, containing thousands of species that have yet to be studied, and undoubtedly thousands more remain undiscovered. The Asian or Indian elephant was roamed Asia in huge numbers. Thailand especially had huge numbers. A hundred years ago there were more than 70,000 wild elephants in Thailand. Today that number is down to less than 2000. And all of them live in the protection of the countries national parks and reserves. The song of the gibbon echoing through the forest is a something youíll never forget. There are three species of these tree dwelling apes here in Thailand.
The cameras of Safari tell a compelling story, never shying away from showing the whole picture. From the endearing and playful, to the unexpected and deadly;Safari provides an unflinching portrait of animals in the wild with emphasis on endangered species.
Safari is hosted by naturalist John Ross, who devoted his life to exploring the natural world and documenting its secret treasures. As a wildlife expert, he provides a unique insiderís look into the lives and behaviors of animals in the untamed reaches of the planet.