Big Cat Diary

Animal Planet – Tuesdays from 3 June, 10.00pm

Kenya’s most charismatic big cats return to our screens with more action-packed adventures. Revisit Honey, the brave cheetah with the bottle to see off an adult lion, Solo the impetuous adolescent lion and Shadow the leopard, who tragically lost her tiny cubs to marauding predators last series. However, this time it’s not just the big cats who steal the show. Prepare to meet a whole host of supporting characters from villainous hyenas to endearing mongooses! See first-time footage from the camp itself and share the presenter’s hopes and disappointments in intimate video diaries that take viewers closer to the magical Masai Mara than ever before.

New Episodes: Big Cat Diary: Family Histories

Animal Planet – Tuesday to Friday 21 – 24 August, 9.00pm

Since 1996, Big Cat Diary has given viewers an extraordinary insight into the lives of Africa’s greatest cats. This captivating animal soap has followed the fortunes and misfortunes of individual lions, leopards and cheetahs in their natural environments. Now, in rich and fascinating detail, the Family Histories episodes showcase the feline families that viewers have grown to know and love, as Big Cat Diaries revisits Kenya’s magnificent Masai Mara to catch up with their latest developments.