Gorilla Family and Me is a Nature programme.

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Gorilla Family and Me

Gordon Buchanan realises a lifelong dream by gaining the trust of a family of rare Grauer's gorillas, the largest primates on Earth. In the dangerous forests of the Democratic Republic of Congo, he meets the fearsome leader of his gorilla family, Chimanuka, and two baby gorillas, one a lonely orphan. As Gordon gains the trust of these mysterious, seldom-seen gorillas, he discovers their incredible compassion and gets caught up in a battle between giant rival silverbacks for control of the family. episode 1.

Genre: Nature

Running Time: 60 minutes (approx)

When is Gorilla Family and Me next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC 2 Northern Ireland December 24th, 2:45pm and on BBC 2 Scotland December 24th, 2:45pm. See more...