BBC Earth takes viewers on a journey to Northern Africa this August in its new show, "Serengeti".
The six part dramatised nature show follows the interconnected stories of a cast of Savannah animals including lions, zebras, baboons and cheetahs, over one year - and captures the drama of the area’s wildlife up close.
Narrated by award-winning British actor John Boyega, ("Star Wars: The Force Awakens", "Star Wars: The Last Jedi"), "Serengeti" captures the love and loss, jealousy and rivalry, tragedy and triumph, as the animals lives entwine and dramatically unfold in the heart of this legendary land.
From the first episode, viewers are exposed to the drama that unfolds when unexpected events turns families against each other and stretches relationships to breaking point.
Kali, a brave lioness and mother of four cubs, has broken the golden rules of family life by having cubs with an outsider. When she tries to bring the cubs home, her betrayal is exposed and she is forced into exile.