For some people, studying big cats is not just a hobby, but a life's work. Following award-winning filmmakers Dereck and Beverly Joubert on their 30-year-long quest to document the behaviour of big cats in Botswana, this film brings together three decades worth of material, including extraordinary footage of hunting lions, scavenging hyenas and stealthy leopards.

See firsthand the numerous changes that have led to dramatic decline of the lion population, and what needs to be done in order to ensure their survival. Live through some of the most extreme cat sequences ever captured on film. See a lion pride bring down a large buffalo, a blood feud erupt when scavenging hyenas move in on the kill and catch a glimpse of leopards who creep from the bushes to hunt and retreat into the trees before falling prey to larger killers.

Beyond the blood and gore lies a stark reality: Big cats kill to live and live to kill.

Now released by Wildlife Films for the first time on demand, every rental or download of this film contributes towards the Big Cats Initiative that helps to preserve the wild spaces for all big cats.

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Best Wildlife Programme - SAFTTA Goldern Horn award

Best Cinematographer - SAFTTA Goldern Horn awards

Japanese film festival 11 – Life Time Achievement award

Golden Horn SAFTA – Best Wildlife Program

Golden Horn SAFTA – Best Cinematographer of a Wildlife Program