Follow three iconic animals – elephants, caribou, and zebra – on some of the world’s most breath-taking wildlife adventures in the new three-part series Nature’s Great Race. See episodes Wednesdays at 9 p.m. starting July 12, 2017 on CPTV!
Captured in real-time, using the latest satellite-tracking and filming technology, the program gives unparalleled access to the great obstacles facing each individual herd, from treacherous terrain to merciless predators, as they risk danger and death in a race for their lives. In breathtaking spectacles spanning Canada, Alaska, and southern and eastern Africa, the documentary gives a front-row seat to the ultimate test of survival for each of these animal groups, showcasing their journeys more intimately than they’ve ever been seen before – each fraught step captured in unprecedented depth and detail.
“Elephants” – July 12 at 9 p.m.
Follow the annual gathering of a thousands of elephants in northern Kenya. From magnificent bulls to vulnerable orphans, they face deadly threats from both predators and poachers.
“Caribou” – July 19 at 9 p.m.
Join 100,000 caribou who face hungry bears and wolves, deadly frozen rivers, and rugged mountains as they undertake the world’s longest land migration: 3,000 miles through the frozen Arctic wilderness of Canada and Alaska.
“Zebra” – July 26 at 9 p.m.
Witness the perilous journey of thousands zebra through a brutal Botswana wilderness.
Connecticut Public presents a series of video short stories that celebrate the unique people and places that drive the pulse and spirit of our state. Browse the full series »
January 8, 2019
Catch the premiere of a new series, “Home Movies - American Journeys,” that focuses on the stories of immigrants building their lives in Connecticut. What’s YOUR family’s heritage story? Share it with our audiences. Find out more »