Monkey Planet

Monkey Planet is about much more than just monkeys – it’s about the whole primate family, including strange lemurs, acrobatic monkeys, and the enigmatic apes. Presented by zoologist Dr George McGavin, this series explores the amazing world of primates and reveals just what makes our animal family so special.
Monkey Planet is about much more than just monkeys – it’s about the whole primate family, including strange lemurs, acrobatic monkeys, and the enigmatic apes. Presented by zoologist Dr George McGavin, this series explores the amazing world of primates and reveals just what makes our animal family so special.

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Dr George McGavin travels to Thailand, where long-tailed macaques floss their teeth with human hair and use tools to open oysters on the beach. In Uganda chimps pass on cultures and customs through generations. George goes to orang-utan school in Sumatra and meets a bonobo in the States who can order his own picnic on a smartphone and toast marshmallows in a fire he makes himself.

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s1e3 Master Minds
April 16, 2014
Dr George McGavin travels to Thailand, where long-tailed macaques floss their teeth with human hair and use tools to open oysters on the beach. In Uganda chimps pass on cultures and customs through generations. George goes to orang-utan school in Sumatra and meets a bonobo in the States who can order his own picnic on a smartphone and toast marshmallows in a fire he makes himself.
Series Finale
Dr George McGavin has a very close encounter with some hunting Chimpanzees; in Peru, male emperor tamarins are conned into childcare; and vervet monkeys in South Africa have a sophisticated alarm system to warn for predators.
But living in families isn’t always easy. In Gibraltar, Barbary macaques steal babies to impress their boss. Hamadryas baboon males in Ethiopia rule with an iron fist and in the matriarchal ring-tail lemur societies, the girls have to fight pitch battles with babies in tow.

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s1e2 Family Matters
April 9, 2014
Dr George McGavin has a very close encounter with some hunting Chimpanzees; in Peru, male emperor tamarins are conned into childcare; and vervet monkeys in South Africa have a sophisticated alarm system to warn for predators. But living in families isn’t always easy. In Gibraltar, Barbary macaques steal babies to impress their boss. Hamadryas baboon males in Ethiopia rule with an iron fist and in the matriarchal ring-tail lemur societies, the girls have to fight pitch battles with babies in tow.
Monkey planet
s1e1 Meet The Family
April 2, 2014
April 2, 2014
Meet The Family
Series Premiere
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s1e2 Family Matters
April 9, 2014
April 9, 2014
Family Matters
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s1e3 Master Minds
April 16, 2014
April 16, 2014
Master Minds
Series Finale

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