Gorongosa Park

Episode 5 | Battle Lines

A new lion’s arrival sparks a conflict among Gorongosa’s dominant lions. Joyce Poole has questions about the mysterious behavior of Gorongosa’s elephants, and Bob Poole tastes the danger of crop-raiding elephants.

Episode 5 | Battle Lines

55m 11s

A new lion’s arrival sparks a conflict among Gorongosa’s dominant lions. Joyce Poole has questions about the mysterious behavior of Gorongosa’s elephants, and Bob Poole tastes the danger of crop-raiding elephants.

Previews + Extras

  • Elephants Don't Forget, But They Can Forgive : asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Elephants Don't Forget, But They Can Forgive

    S1 E5 - 3m 8s

    From Episode 5 | Battle Lines | Ravaged by civil conflict, the park's elephants are wary. An elephant doesn't forget, but, in time, perhaps they can forgive. Elephant expert Joyce Poole meets the main matriarch, Provocadora, of Gorongosa's elephant family.

  • Facing Fears of Elephants: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Facing Fears of Elephants

    S1 E5 - 1m 24s

    From Episode 5 | Battle Lines | Park Guide Jose Montinho grew up with scary stories about elephants. Now, he's learning how to understand them and conquer his childhood fear.

  • Ants That Can't Walk: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Ants That Can't Walk

    S1 E5 - 1m 23s

    From Episode 5 | Battle Lines | Ant expert Leeanne Alonso digs into a tree's bark to look for ants. What she finds is a wonder of adaptive evolution: ants with legs too short to walk.

  • Preview | Episode 5 | Battle Lines: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Preview | Episode 5 | Battle Lines

    S1 E5 - 30s

    A new lion’s arrival sparks a conflict among Gorongosa’s dominant lions. Joyce Poole has questions about the mysterious behavior of the Gorongosa’s elephants, and Bob Poole tastes the danger of crop-raiding elephants. Joyce has a breakthrough with the elephants.

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