Asia to Africa
Part of the Series: The Story of Cats

PBS
PBS
Asia to Africa
Show More

Related videos

Into the Americas
Part of the Series: The Story of Cats
We discover how cats first crossed from Asia into North America and how they went on to become the top predators of the continent. Today there are 13 feline species in the Americas - from the mighty jaguar, to the urban mountain lion, to the curious ocelot and from the…
The Story of Cats - The Geological History of Wild Cats
PBS
Discover how the first cats arose in the forests of Asia, how they spread across the continent and later came to conquer Africa. We reveal how cats evolved with an in-depth look at lions, servals, caracals, cheetahs, tigers, fishing and sand cats. Track the story of cats into the Americas,…
Walking With the Great Apes
Walking With the Great Apes is a comprehensive, engaging 6 part series that explores the current status of and challenges facing the world's largest remaining primates in the wild. Walking in the footsteps of Dian Fossey and Jane Goodall, young biologist Holly Carroll travels with an experienced film crew to…
Stroop - Journey into the Rhino Horn War
Two filmmakers explore the war for rhino horn. Initially setting out on a six-month project, the duo leave their jobs, sell their homes, move in with their mothers and give up nearly four years of their lives to document not just the rhinos but the various people connected to this…
From Billions to None
From Billions to None tells the compelling, little-known story of the rapid extinction of the once abundant passenger pigeon, and explores its lessons for today with the alarming decline of many species worldwide. These sleek and beautiful birds darkened entire skies, like nothing in existence today. Yet in a matter…
Unbranded - Inspiring Adoption of Wild Horses
3,000 Miles, 16 Wild Horses, 5 states, 4 Men, 1 Goal: To ride from Mexico to Canada on an adventure of a lifetime through the deepest back-country in the American West and prove the worth of 50,000 wild horses and burros in holding facilities. Four young Cowboys hatch an outrageous…
Alaska: Spirit of the Wild - Exploring the Alaskan Wilderness
Narrated by Charlton Heston, this Oscar-nominated documentary transports viewers on a voyage into the last great frontier where nature enchants the eye with magnificent spectacles. Viewers will find themselves fishing with brown bears, soaring with bald eagles, dodging calving glaciers, and racing on the hooves of caribou. Nominated for Best…
The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill
In a celebration of urban wildness, THE WILD PARROTS OF TELEGRAPH HILL follows formerly homeless street musician Mark Bittner into San Francisco's avian subculture, where a remarkable flock of wild green-and-red parrots live and work to survive. Dubbed the "Bohemian St. Francis," Bittner falls in with the flock as he…
Bluebird Man
Bluebird Man is a half hour documentary film about bluebird conservation and citizen science. The film focuses on the efforts of 91-year-old Alfred Larson, who has been monitoring and maintaining over 300 nestboxes for bluebirds in Idaho for 35 years. Bluebirds across North America faced precipitous declines during the 1950s,…
Disenchanted Forest - Great Apes in Asia
We call them o-rang-u-tans, which literally means "forest persons" in the Malay and Indonesian languages. They are the only great apes native to Asia. Of all the apes, they are the closest to man in genetic makeup. And they face extinction. Two years in the making, The Disenchanted Forest is…
Brilliant Darkness - How Artificial Lights Affect Fireflies
This short documentary explores the importance of darkness, and its erosion, told through the study, preservation and celebration of firefly habitats in Japan and the United States. Fireflies are reportedly disappearing, as artificial night lights disrupt their "languages of light." BRILLIANT DARKNESS features artists and scientists on different continents working…
Light of the Genji - Fireflies and Artificial Light
From the director of Brilliant Darkness, LIGHT OF THE GENJI continues the exploration of the study, preservation and celebration of firefly habitats in Japan and the United States. Official Selection at the Awareness Film Festival.