Ultimate Africa

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Ultimate Africa (2008)


Take African exploration to the extreme with this fast-paced adventure series hosted by veteran Safari Guide Jean Du Plessis.

Experience a wild and exhilarating journey throughout east Africa, from raiding a poaching camp in a remote swamp to encountering human-versus-lion conflict outside a national park.

This series studies the continent from the perspective of someone who understands the complexities and challenges of the region firsthand.


Crosshairs of Conservation Video
Episode 1 Crosshairs of Conservation
Crosshairs of Conservation (2008)
Episode 1
, 46 minutes
An inside look at the controversial subject of big game hunting in East Africa and how large wildlife reserves in Tanzania are able to sustain themselves through selective sport hunting.
Only available in United States
Cattle Raiders of the Night & Dying Pink Video
Episode 2 Cattle Raiders of the Night & Dying Pink
Cattle Raiders of the Night & Dying Pink (2008)
Episode 2
, 46 minutes
A two-part episode, beginning with a look at the conflict outside of National Parks in Tanzania between predators and Masai livestock. In Part 2, Jean investigates the die-off of 40,000 pink flamingos in Lake Manyara National ...
Only available in United States
Ghosts of Udzungwa Video
Episode 3 Ghosts of Udzungwa
Ghosts of Udzungwa (2008)
Episode 3
, 46 minutes
Jean looks at the problems facing primates in Africa through habitat destruction. He travels to Mahale Mountain, host of one the largest populations of chimpanzees, and to Udzungwa N.P., considered one of the world greatest ...
Only available in United States
Guardians of the Serengeti Video
Episode 4 Guardians of the Serengeti
Guardians of the Serengeti (2008)
Episode 4
, 46 minutes
Jean hikes the Serengeti's Western boundary with a Masai friend to look at their contribution to the parks history. From there, Jean will look at its more modern guardians the Frankfurt Zoological Society which helps manage ...
Only available in United States

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