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Serengeti 2 returns with new storylines and a cast of old favourites as well as some endearing new animal characters

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Emmy Award-winning John Downer, who created the ‘Serengeti’ sequence, talks about returning with a second version of the endearing animal drama steeped in actuality

Real-life animal drama unfolds in Sony BBC Earth’s Serengeti 2 as the sequence returns to seize tales of iconic African savannah animals.

Bakari, the baboon struggles with household life. Kali the lioness makes a troublesome choice. A household of leopards arrive — and the cubs check their mom’s endurance as they get used to their new residence.

The sequence is produced and directed by John Downer, a passionate zoologist who has been making groundbreaking Nature documentaries for the BBC for over 30 years. He is thought for reveals like Serengeti (2019), Polar Bears: Spy on the Ice (2011), Spy within the Snow (2020).

In an interview over Zoom, the Emmy winner talks about classes realized from his interactions with animals.

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In Serengeti 1, we meet a lonely lioness, a passionate baboon and many different animals. What occurs in Serengeti 2?