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National Geographic
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  • CAUGHT IN THE ACT 3

DESCRIPTION

In this programme we reveal some of Nature's most unexpected enemies, baffling battles, and surprising survivors! In the wild, conflict is inevitable. With so many creatures sharing the same space and resources, clashes are inevitable, but the opponents aren't always the animals we expect. Every now and then, circumstances take an unusual turn, transforming the tiniest critters into monsters, the fiercest predators' hapless victims, and plant-munching prey into deadly enemies. Watch as cheetah coalitions wage war, a warthog takes on two lionesses, a lion is tossed above the heads of a buffalo herd and a jackal and vulture go head to head. All this and more, as some unusual enemies get Caught in the Act!

EPISODE GUIDE

  • Caught In The Act 3
  • Caught In The Act 3: Caught In The Act 4
  • Caught In The Act 3: Caught In The Act 6
    The sixth episode of Caught in the Act is a thrilling combination of hair-raising encounters and dangerous games! In the wild, it's win or lose: whether fighting over access to the ladies, battling it out over scraps of food, or just being a big bully. But the contenders aren't always the one's we expect, and the unlikely displays of courage, or cowardice, surprise us throughout! This incredible series gathers rare and amazing wildlife action; from tourists and game rangers, amateurs and professionals, the cameras never stop rolling. Top experts in their field and eyewitnesses relive their breath-taking footage of lions attempting a daring attack with buffalo racing pas the vehicle, wild dogs taking on a herd of elephants and sending them in the cameraman's direction, and a wily hyaena interrupting a leopard at dinner. Yet it is the incredible story of survival and another of lucky escape that balances this action packed episode into one of a journey of discovery and explanation of the unique animal behaviour, all Caught in the Act!
  • Caught In The Act 3: Leopard vs. Python
    Caught in the Act sheds new light on life in the wild. Witness animal interactions ranging from the unusual to the down right bizarre, as animal antics are caught on camera. Combining the very best footage from amateur and professional filmmakers we bring you wildlife raw, real and Caught in the Act 7. Alt: In the wild, adaptation is key to survival. Watch the amazing footage of a seal attacking a penguin, biting through the stomach to steal the sardines within! Then, two lionesses fiercely battle a rival male to protect their cubs. And, a young leopard learns not to attack a porcupine. Alt: Witness incredible and unusual animal behavior from around the world - from a hungry leopard wrestling a massive python, to penguins under attack from a cape fur seal, to two moray eels attacking the tentacles of an octopus, and watch in awe as a porcupine faces off with a leopard.
  • Caught In The Act 3: Elephant Battleground
    Observe a very dark side to the African baboon when a delinquent troop suddenly gets the thirst for blood and turns its attention on the treetop nursery of the weavers nests. Later, a lone buffalo heads out into open water to escape a pride of lions, only to face hordes of crocodiles. And, a young elephant turns on a larger, older elephant, mauling the victim with its tusks. Alt: See a very dark side to the African baboon when a troop of delinquent baboons suddenly gets the thirst for blood and turns its attention on the treetop nursery of the weavers nests. A lone Buffalo heads out into open water to escape a pride of lions, only to face hordes of crocodiles. A giant rat devours a pigeon, and a young elephant turns on a larger, older elephant, mauling the victim with its ivory tusks.
  • Caught In The Act 3: Episode 3
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