In the last episode, the female marsh lions reign supreme. Shadow is getting her leopard cub Safi ready to face the world alone. Amber the cheetah's daughter is back in fine form but in a tense 11 hours, Solo the lion cub goes missing.
Jonathan catches up with Safi, the young leopard, now keen to hunt but still young and inexperienced. Solo the lion cub is starting to team up with the big males in the pride and Kimbia the male cheetah meets up with Amber's daughter.
Solo the lion cub is still doing well – this week it's time to take on some jackals. Jonathan Scott fails to find Shadow and her cub Safi, who have gone into hiding, but finds some young hyena pups and Simon King keeps watch on the Marsh pride.
The series continues with Simon King, Jonathan Scott and more than half a million wildebeest back in the maasai Mara, after torrential rain. This is good news for the Marsh lions including Scar, the lion who likes to take things easy.
After months of drought, storms are lashing Kenya's maasai Mara. Jonathan Scott searches for Solo the lion cub, the latest addition to the Ridge pride, who could be alone and in danger.
This week an amazing encounter – never filmed before – as the big cats take on another giant of the Maasai Mara. The lions of the Marsh pride attack a hippo in broad daylight, after losing out to a buffalo
This week, Jonathan Scott gets up close to Shadow the leopard and her cub, named Safi. Safi's left alone with a white-tailed mongoose and Shadow goes off to hunt. The team also manages to film remarkable footage of a male leopard hunting – during the day.
After a two-year break, Simon King and Jonathan Scott are back with the big cats in Maasai Mara. Kenya is in the middle of its worst drought ever, but for the lions of the Marsh pride it means lots of action, because the wildebeest are on the move.
The BBC's Natural History Unit returns to the Masai Mara reserve with Jonathan Scott to celebrate the life of a very curious cat.
The Marsh Pride of lions seems to have recovered from the shock of the buffalo attack and Jonathan catches up with Shadow. Amber and her cubs stay together and continue their success.
Jonathan discovers only one lion cub was killed in the confrontation with the buffalo. Amber and her cubs are still together, attracting attention because of their size. Jonathan catches up with Shadow and Half-tail.
Simon manages to film the cheetahs as they kill a male impala, but the lions are not faring as well. They again clash with a herd of buffalo and lose cubs in the process.
Amber and her cubs engage in some jackal-baiting which backfires. Shadow has some luck killing an impala and the Marsh Pride lions also have a plentiful food supply.
Amber and her three cheetah cubs are reunited; the Marsh lions and a herd of buffalo clash.
The three cheetah cubs are finally on their own and Jonathan finds Shadow bombarded by animals. He also comes across lions from a new pride.
Amber and her cubs are unlucky in their pursuit of food, but Half-tail is fortunate to have two new cubs. Back with the lions, Jonathan watches a stand-off between them and a herd of buffalo.
The big cats of the Masaai Mara wildlife community as never seen before. Specialist wildlife presenters follow a pride of lions, a cheetah mother and her cubs and the elusive leopard. A very personal relationship develops between the humans and animals as the daily routines and the ups and downs are recorded over six weeks.
The wildlife soap opera continues. Two years on, the team return to Kenya's Masai Mara to catch up with the lives of the big cats. Returning in the dry season, this second series gains a completely different perspective of our top predators' lives. Half-tail the leopard has two new cubs, while daughter Shadow from a previous litter is living nearby and successfully fending for herself. This series also introduces new stars Amber the cheetah and her three fully-grown but inexperienced cubs.
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