Hidden deep within an African floodplain lays the remote island of Jao. It's inhabited by some elusive and rarely seen creatures from the clawless otter to the deadly leopard. These characters offer a rare glimpse into a mysterious world where each day brings new challenges.
Secret Creatures of Jao
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01: Home Today, Gone Tomorrow
We join the first of our resident families, the Banded Brothers. Their search for breakfast ends in tragedy as the troop is savagely attacked by Makeda, the leopard of Jao. On the other side of the island we find our carefree bachelor of the story, Kobe, the Cape Clawless Otter.
02: Table Manners
The Delta Pride invades the island of Jao on the search for food. The Banded Brothers are caught in the crossfire and Ringo is separated from the troop. The young heir wanders further from his family, heading straight towards a leopard.
03: Nosy Neighbors
Here in the Wild Woods, the large spotted genet, known as Sefu lives a solitary life. Out of the protection of the trees, Sefu heads down to the waters edge to wash down his meal, unaware of Mansa, the resident crocodile lying in wait.
04: A Family Affair
Tau continues to make himself at home, but the time has come for this freeloader to be exposed. The Quills introduce their new son to world outside their burrow, but as Dube heads to the waters edge, Mansa slips below the surface, poised for attack.
05: Royal Secrets
Sefu leaves his treetop home in the search for food but gets more than he bargained for when he’s ambushed by the female stalker once again. Kobe and Kima emerge after their romantic night together, but Skaal, the enormous python of Jao, is back.
06: Broken Boundaries
The Quills awaken to a broken home. Dube has still not returned and Mbali and his young son are beginning to lose hope. Kima sneaks out to the waterways and heads back to her old riverside home, unaware the “Okavango Strangler” awaits her return.
07: A Scaled Attack
Our story comes to an end through a wealth of tragedy. Skaal stalks the resident otters while Ringo and Adanna are confronts with the most venomous killer in Africa. Dube finally makes it home but on his return, Mbali and his son are nowhere to be seen.