• 													Dynasties
    						    					

    Premieres 12 Nov, Monday, 9.55pm.
    Express from the UK.
  • Dynasties

    Premieres 12 Nov, Monday, 9.55pm.
    Express from the UK.

The Greatest Of Their Kind

Dynasties takes you deeper into the lives of five of the world’s most celebrated and endangered animals than ever before: Chimpanzee, Emperor Penguin, Lion, Painted Wolf and Tiger. Travel from the plains of Africa to the jungles of India, from the edge of the Sahara to the frozen wastes of Antarctica. Watch leaders battling rivals for their crown, feuds tearing families apart and parents risking their lives to protect offspring from the coldest and cruelest winter on earth. Five extraordinary animals in heroic battles against the odds, Dynasties, the most intimate and intense stories of their kind ever told.

Catch this new series from BBC Earth (Ch 407) every Monday at 9.55pm, express from the UK.

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Highlights


Dynasties - David
12 November, 9.55pm
BBC Earth (HD) Ch 407

Every Alpha male wants to stay alpha for as long as possible. The longer he is there the more babies he can father for the Dynasty. David is an alpha male chimpanzee from the forests of Senegal in West Africa. David never had what it took to become alpha, but he did have an ambitious mother. She fought and won many battles for him, until she finally got him installed as alpha. David has been protected by his mother for so long that when she has a second baby and no longer cares to fight, his lack of alliances with any other chimp mean he is isolated when the challenge to his rule finally dawns.


Dynasties – Emperor
19 November, 9.55pm
BBC Earth (HD) Ch 407

For the Dynasty to survive the colony must act as one individual to survive the worst winter on earth. When winter approaches in the Antarctic, Emperor Penguins march inland to breed. The colony of males work to incubate the eggs, while the females head out to sea to feed. On returning each female must find her own mate among the thousands of males. In this ferocious habit alone you will perish, but together you triumph.


Dynasties - Charm
26 November, 9.55pm
BBC Earth (HD) Ch 407

If Charm is to continue her Dynasty then she needs to get her prides’ cubs to adulthood. The Marsh Lion Pride in Kenya’s Masia Mara is led by Charm, a strong and experienced Lioness, and is protected by 4 adult males who suddenly leave, rendering Charm and her sister Sienna to defend the pride. Red, Charm’ son, and Tatu, Sienna’s son are young males and if they make it to adulthood they will leave the pride and carry on the Dynasty’s bloodline. But life for a lone adult male is tough.


Dynasties - Black Tip
3 December, 9.55pm
BBC Earth (HD) Ch 407

Their Dynasty only survives if there is peace between the packs. When that peace is threatened the Dynasty is at risk of crashing down. Peace must be restored... Tait and her 2 daughters Janet and Blacktip make up the 3 packs that roam the floodplains and forest in Man Pools, Northern Zimbabwe. Tait is the longest serving alpha female ever recorded with over 100 direct descendants. Peace is threatened by rebellious Blacktip, who drives Tait’s pack out, forcing them into the land of their greatest enemy, Lions.


Dynasties - Raj Bhera
10 December, 9.55pm
BBC Earth (HD) Ch 407

Tigress Raj Bheraneeds to keep her territory intact if she is to catch enough food to get her cubs to adulthood. But the greatest threat she faces comes from within her own family. This successful Dynasty in Bhandavgarh National Park in India, have an expanding population, so each tiger has to compete for less space. This puts pressure on Raj Bheraand her 4 young cubs. She also has a grown up daughter Solo, who wants her own territory. Will Solo, her devious daughter, manage to win a fight against Raj Bherato take over the territory and end her of the Dynasty?


Dynasties - All series
Every Monday, 9.55pm
BBC Earth (HD) Ch 407

Travel from the plains of Africa to the jungles of India, from the edge of the Sahara to the frozen wastes of Antarctica. Watch leaders battling rivals for their crown, feuds tearing families apart and parents risking their lives to protect offspring from the coldest and cruelest winter on earth.

Five extraordinary animals in heroic battles against the odds, Dynasties, the most intimate and intense stories of their kind ever told.

NOTE:

  • Premiering date and time are subject to changes without prior notice.
  • Please check on-screen programme guide for latest updates.