The Whole Story

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The Whole Story (2000)

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The Whole Story is an alternative guide to Africa's most fascinating wildlife. Each episode spotlights a species and reveals a different aspect of the animals featured. Structured in chapters, such as Family Matters and Dining Out, the latest scientific knowledge comes through in fascinating detail.

Episode List

Elephants are not only the largest land mammals on Earth. They are also among the most endearing: an irresistible mix of intelligence, dexterity and shear power. With stunning visuals, the latest scientific research and rare elephant behavior, we tell The ...
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51 minutes
Whether small enough to fit the head of a pin, or large enough to fill a dinner plate, spiders are amazing animals.
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51 minutes
Lions are a universal emblem of courage – the super-charged hunting beasts admired for centuries for their strength and prowess. More than any other animal, lions symbolize Africa.
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51 minutes
Bones like honeycomb, skull-filling eyes, wings the length of a piano, a neck that turns almost full circle, the keenest vision of all vertebrates. And built to kill. The eagles of Africa are impressive.
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51 minutes
Crocodiles are the world’s largest reptile. They look like a relic of the dinosaur days, and indeed their family is very ancient – one of the oldest on earth.
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50 minutes
With more than 3,000 known species around the globe — and who knows how many yet to be discovered — beetles are the most numerous life forms on earth. Nearly one in every three animal species is a beetle.
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51 minutes
The spotted hyena is the one African animal that seems to be nobody’s favorite, yet it’s worth a kinder look. Discover the hyena of fact and fable in this episode of The Whole Story.
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51 minutes
The cheetah is the natural world’s super-charger. This spotted speedster of the wild is the fastest thing on four legs.
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51 minutes
Through the ages, snakes have symbolized not only evil, but also wisdom, health and life — a constant source of both revulsion and fascination.
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51 minutes
E10 Frogs
The world of Africa’s frogs is versatile, vibrant, noisy and sometimes bizarre.
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51 minutes
One primate has colonized more of Africa than any other. The versatile baboon is at home everywhere from rainforest to mountaintop. Almost anywhere that has food, water, and safe shelter at night is baboon territory, making them the most successful, ...
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51 minutes
Dolphins, whales and seals: the sleek, elegant, smart and powerful African mammals of the sea have more secrets than one would expect.
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50 minutes
From tanks to watchtowers, trumpeters to dressage experts, Africa’s plant-eaters are the most varied of its land animals.
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51 minutes

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