The Secret Life of Elephants
The Secret Life of Elephants is a BBC nature documentary series following the lives of elephants and the work of the conservation charity Save the Elephants in Samburu National Reserve, Kenya. It was first transmitted in the United Kingdom on BBC One in January 2009 to 4.2 million viewers.
|The Secret Life of Elephants|
Region 2 DVD cover
|Narrated by||Sarah Parish|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of episodes||3|
|Executive producer(s)||Sara Ford|
|Running time||60 minutes|
|Production company(s)||BBC Natural History Unit|
|Original network||BBC One|
|Picture format||SD: 576i (16:9)|
|Original release||14 January –|
28 January 2009
The three part series follows the lives of African elephants in Samburu, Northern Kenya, focusing on the stories of individual elephants to show the most dramatic moments of their lives. Their hidden world is revealed, from the complexities of family life and their intelligence to the depth of their emotions. The series also follows the work of father and daughter Iain and Saba Douglas-Hamilton and their Save the Elephants team, which includes tracking elephants, fitting tracking collars and developing the relationship between humans and elephants.
- "4.2m interested in 'Life of Elephants'". Digital Spy. Retrieved 29 January 2009.
- "The Secret Life of Elephants – behind the scenes of the filming". BBC Wildlife. Archived from the original on 10 October 2009. Retrieved 31 January 2009.