The Truth About Lions (aka Lions – The Truth ) (2 x 60′) – From political intrigue to a complex social system and unexpected intelligence, Jonathan Scott explores the secret lives of lions in greater depth than ever before.
With the help of a team of lion scientists, Jonathan (Big Cat Diary) presents an up-close explanation of the workings of the pride as he discovers what makes this incredible animal tick.
Intimate detail of big cat behaviour is combined with expert insight from those who know lions best.
And, with the encroaching threat to the survival of the species, The Truth About Lions reveals how a new understanding of their lives is the secret to saving them.
Producer: BBC Natural History Unit
TX: 23rd March 2011