Lions – the ultimate predators, Africa’s symbols of dauntlessness and bravery. Only few big cats have been as intensively studied as lions. We thought we knew everything about them. Yet some parts of their lives kept hidden in the dark.

Director: Reinhard Radke

Reinhard Radke, born in 1948, studied electrical engineering and biology and obtained his doctorate in the field of behavioural biology and ecology in 1990. After many years as chief editor at ZDF, Radke returned to concentrate on work as a freelance wildlife filmmaker, setting his focus on East Africa. His work yielded 28 television productions for ZDF, NDR, BBC and other broadcasters, numerous articles as well as three books. His documentary feature film "Serengeti" appeared in German cinemas in 2011.

45 Min.
Director: Reinhard Radke
Author: Reinhard Radke
Camera: Reinhard Radke
Editing: Klaus Müller
Music: Martin Lingnau, Ingmar Süberkrüb
Speaker: Michael Lott
Editor: Ralf Quibeldey (NDR)
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