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Wild China
Ep: 1 "Heart of the Dragon"
After more than a century, China is opening up to the world. Wild China gains unprecedented access into this most enigmatic of countries to reveal a land of astonishing natural beauty. The glittering peaks of the Himalayas - the world’s highest mountain range - tower over the desolate Tibetan plateau. Rivers roar through steep-sided gorges and cascade down forested waterfalls. Flocks of cranes migrate along a coastline studded with bustling high-tech cities, while teaming jungles harbor wild elephants, colourful birds and tropical flowers. Winner of three Emmy awards, this six-part series captures stunning images of China’s diverse human communities and the mysterious wild creatures that live in this varied landscape.

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Episodes
Ep 1
Heart of the Dragon
Watch Until September 11, 7:00pm
Ep 2
Shangri La
Watch August 19, 7:00pm
Ep 3
Tibet
Watch August 26, 7:00pm
Ep 4
Land of the Panda
Watch September 2, 7:00pm
Ep 5
Beyond the Great Wall
Watch September 9, 7:00pm
Ep 6
Tides of Change
Watch September 16, 7:00pm
Heart of the Dragon
Eight times the size of the UK, southern China is a vast land of endless hills and glistening rice paddies. Rural Chinese peasants have developed a relationship with the region's animal inhabitants - water buffalo are used in agriculture, and tamed cormorants help their owners to fish. (1 of 6)
Shangri La
We journey to Yunnan Province, where mountain ranges channel mighty rivers from Tibet southward to the tropics, and the landscape provides a home to diverse species. While the mountain forests are home to red pandas, the valleys below contain jungles inhabited by gibbons and sunbirds. (2 of 6)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Sat Aug 19, 7:00pm
Tibet
The vast Tibetan plateau is one of the world's most remote places and home to chiru antelopes, wild yaks and bears. It has an unique culture defined by over one thousand years of Buddhism, while its mountains and glaciers provide a vital life support system for half the planet. (3 of 6)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Sat Aug 26, 7:00pm
Land of the Panda
China's heartland is the centre of a five-thousand-year-old civilization and is home to the giant panda. (4 of 6)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Sat Sep 2, 7:00pm
Beyond the Great Wall
The extreme landscapes north of the Great Wall have shaped some of China's most colourful people and wildlife. (5 of 6)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Sat Sep 9, 7:00pm
Tides of Change
Ancient tea-growing cultures, traditional seaweed-thatched villages and futuristic cities jostle along China's fertile eastern seaboard. (6 of 6)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Sat Sep 16, 7:00pm