WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A week ago Nat Geo WILD embarked on a three-month safari in Kruger National Park in Africa for Safari Live, bringing viewers a live safari from the heart of Africa in real time. On Saturday, Nov. 8, at 11:45 a.m. ET our cameras captured groundbreaking footage of a pack of wild dogs bringing down a pregnant impala in the Djuma Game Reserve. Viewers joining the webcast saw the entire event unfold on Nat Geo WILD's live stream coverage of Safari Live via WILDSafariLive.com. Viewers were transfixed by one of the most primal and powerful scenes in all of nature.
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"It's simply incredible that our WildEarth crew was there to broadcast such an extremely rare and extraordinary event to our audiences around the world," said Geoff Daniels, executive vice president and general manager of Nat Geo WILD. "To be able to witness the circle of life unfold before our very eyes in such a dramatic way — live — was truly remarkable. It proves how compelling the natural world can be at any moment and why no viewer should miss the Safari Live experience."
Safari Live is available online every morning beginning at 9 a.m. ET and 11 p.m. ET until Jan. 31, 2015.
- Nat Geo WILD will broadcast Safari Live beginning Saturday, Nov. 29, at 9 a.m. ET through Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014.
- National Geographic Channel will simulcast the adventure beginning Monday, Dec. 1, at 9 a.m. ET for one week.
Safari Live is produced by WildEarth for Nat Geo WILD. WildEarth executive producer is Graham Wallington. For Nat Geo WILD, executive producer is Susie Ryan; senior vice president of programming and planning is Brad Dancer; vice president of scheduling is Dan Salerno; and executive vice president and general manager is Geoff Daniels.
About Nat Geo WILD
Experience the best, most intimate encounters with wildlife ever seen on television. Backed by its unparalleled reputation for quality and blue-chip programming, Nat Geo WILD is dedicated to providing a unique insight into the natural world, the environment and the amazing creatures that inhabit it. From the most remote environments, to the forbidding depths of our oceans, to the protected parks on our doorsteps, Nat Geo WILD will use spectacular cinematography and compelling storytelling to take viewers on unforgettable journeys into the wild world. Launched in 2006, Nat Geo WILD is part of National Geographic Channels International (NGCI) and is available in more than 90 countries and 100 million homes. Nat Geo WILD HD launched in the U.K. in March 2009, and is also available in Greece, Latin America, Poland, Spain and Russia. Further expansion is expected globally. For more information, please visit www.natgeotv.com.
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