Zambezi
rivers of life

From surfers riding mysterious waves in deep gorges, to elephants battling rapids above Victoria falls, the largest curtain of water on earth. This is the story of the wildlife and people of the Zambezi, Africa's extraordinary shape-shifting river.

Episode Duration: 56 minutes and 46 seconds

Episode Number: 201

About Rivers of Life:

Travel down three of Earth's great rivers: the Zambezi, the Danube and the Yukon.

Discover epic scenery, meet the extraordinary people and animals that thrive along their banks and in their waters as they journey from source to sea.


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