The groundbreaking three-part documentary Lion Country finishes it’s run on Sunday 19 Feb at 8.00pm on ITV.
It gives an incredible insight into the lives of two lion families in the Zambian bush. Lions are the world’s most social cats, and the prides’ dramas rival anything seen in a TV soap opera.
Bad dads, brave mums and vulnerable cubs are followed in intimate detail in one of Africa’s last great wildernesses. Following all the drama is a specialist camera team, camped deep in lion territory. The team’s base in South Luangwa National Park in Zambia is one of the world’s last remaining refuges for lions.
In the concluding part of the series, titled Boiling Point, things are finally looking up for young cubs Prince and Ziggy. After plenty of ups and down, it seems that they may finally have a chance of surviving this perilous and eventful season. Against all odds, they have been accepted into the pride by their stepfathers, but a jealous aunt takes exception to their presence in the most brutal way, and the brothers face tragedy yet again.
The Hollywood pride battle to keep their tiny new cubs safe, as rogue males invade their territory. With time running out for our cubs, will they survive the most dangerous year of their lives?
Lion Country – Night and Day: Boiling Point Episode 3 (of 3) airs on Sunday 19 February 2017 from 8.00pm-9.00pm on ITV.