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Big Cat Odyssey

Over 30 years ago Dereck and Beverly Joubert, National Geographic Explorers in Residence, went out of a quest to understand big cats. They worked through the night, droughts and floods following lions and then leopards trying to piece together the puzzle of what makes cats unique in this environment. Their odyssey leads them to understand that these are both specialists and adapting generalist hunters and yet they are both in drastic decline because of hunting and poaching, poisoning and the advance of civilization. The film also looks at some of the most extreme scenes of cats ever filmed.