Conflicts of Nature : Conflicts Around a Tree (Wildlife Documentary)

The plains of the Masaï Mara in Kenya, a dominant male, twenty submissive females, two warring brothers, a tree of forbidden fruit, a snake : this is the olive baboon version of Genesis. Effortlessly combining scientific rigor, objectivity and humor, this documentary spends eight months around a “dormitory-tree” in the intimacy of a troop of baboons caught up in hierarchical conflicts. They have to put up with anything : floods, rivalries, alliances, parasites, and even cheetah attacks. Only a unified troop could possibly overcome these ordeals…

episode of Conflicts of Nature
Producers : Saint Thomas Productions, France 2
Author : Bertrand Loyer

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