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Big Cat Diary

DramaDocumentaryAll (TV-G)1996 - 201712 Seasons
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Big Cat Diary (1996 - 2017)

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Drama Documentary Rated: All (TV-G)1996 - 201712 Seasons

Come along on an adventure with Jonathan Scott, Simon King, and other professionals and camera crews as they journey through the Masai Mara game park in Kenya, Africa. In their travels they follow many different families and prides of animals, mainly focusing on a few different lion prides, leopards, and cheetahs, stunning males, aggressive yet loving females, and cute cubs too!Big Cat Diary has one or more episodes streaming via tv everywhere with National Geographic (Via Cable/Satellite Provider), free on National Geographic, available for purchase on iTunes, and 4 others. It's a documentary and drama show with 77 episodes over 12 seasons. Big Cat Diary is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.7 (649 votes).

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EPISODE GUIDE

Big Cat Diary Season 2017 Overview

Feb 19, 2017 - Feb 21, 2017

Season 2017 of Big Cat Diary has 3 episodes that are available to stream on NatGeo, NatGeo.

Big Cat Diary Season 2017 Episodes
Season 2017, Episode 00 Ultimate Rivals: Cat v. Dog
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S2017 E03

Ultimate Rivals: Cat v....
Feb 21, 2017

Avoidance might be the only way to stay alive. Cats, dogs and the wild-card hyena, all jousting in a free...

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Season 2017, Episode 00 Storm Cats
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Season 2017, Episode 00 Battle for the Pride
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S2017 E01

Battle for the Pride
Feb 19, 2017

Follow a pride of lions in Botswana to discover the brutal realities of family life in the wild.

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Big Cat Diary Season 2016 Overview

Feb 28, 2016 - Feb 23, 2016

Season 2016 of Big Cat Diary has 3 episodes that are not available to stream or rent on any services. Track the series to get notified when an episode becomes available on your services.

Big Cat Diary Season 2016 Episodes
Season 2016, Episode 00 Pride Rulers At Risk - part 2
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S2016 E02

Pride Rulers At Risk...
Feb 23, 2016

Symbols of courage and power, lions have been intensively researched for many decades. While hardly a single facet of their...

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Season 2016, Episode 00 Pride Rulers At Risk - part 1
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S2016 E01

Pride Rulers At Risk...
Feb 22, 2016

Symbols of courage and power, lions have been intensively researched for many decades. While hardly a single facet of their...

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Season 2016, Episode 00 Big Cat Games
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S2016 E03

Big Cat Games
Feb 28, 2016

Every Big Cat is awesome – and each one can boast extraordinary powers. From extreme speed to bone crushing bites,...

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Big Cat Diary Season 2015 Overview

Nov 27, 2015 - Nov 28, 2015

Season 2015 of Big Cat Diary has 4 episodes that are not available to stream or rent on any services. Track the series to get notified when an episode becomes available on your services.

Big Cat Diary Season 2015 Episodes
Season 2015, Episode 00 Cat Fight
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Cat Fight
Nov 28, 2015

Big cats have an arsenal of weapons, and when these tough predators go to war the fur always flies.

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Season 2015, Episode 00 Big Cat Games
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S2015 E03

Big Cat Games
Dec 1, 2015

Host Boone Smith lines up cheetahs, tigers, and lions for a unique competition.

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Season 2015, Episode 00 Lion Gangland
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S2015 E04

Lion Gangland
Dec 1, 2015

A Nat Geo photographer captures extraordinary footage of a lion pride surviving in a desolate land.

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Big Cat Diary Season 2014 Overview

Season 2014 of Big Cat Diary has 5 episodes that are available to stream on NatGeo, NatGeo.

Big Cat Diary Season 2014 Episodes
Season 2014, Episode 10 Tiger Wars
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Season 2014, Episode 10 The Lakeshore Killers
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S2014 E07

The Lakeshore Killers
Dec 31, 2014

Lions at the lakeshore

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Season 2014, Episode 00 Future Cat
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Big Cat Diary Season 2013 Overview

Dec 1, 2013 - Dec 3, 2013

Season 2013 of Big Cat Diary has 6 episodes that are available to stream on NatGeo, NatGeo.

Big Cat Diary Season 2013 Episodes
Season 2013, Episode 10 Betty White Goes Wild!
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S2013 E05

Betty White Goes Wild!
Dec 3, 2013

Animal-lover Betty White leads an irreverent, intimate, and unique tour of everything big cat.

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Season 2013, Episode 10 Killer Queen
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S2013 E06

Killer Queen
Nov 1, 2013

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Season 2013, Episode 00 Cougar v. Wolf
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S2013 E03

Cougar v. Wolf
Nov 30, 2013

National Geographic unravels the truth about what happens in a fierce cougar vs. wolf face-off.

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Big Cat Diary Season 2012 Overview

Dec 12, 2012 - Dec 13, 2012

Season 2012 of Big Cat Diary has 3 episodes that are not available to stream or rent on any services. Track the series to get notified when an episode becomes available on your services.

Big Cat Diary Season 2012 Episodes
Season 2012, Episode 00 The Unlikely Leopard
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S2012 E03

The Unlikely Leopard
Dec 13, 2012

From acclaimed filmmakers Dereck and Beverly Joubert, The Unlikely Leopard is the coming of age story of a young male...

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Season 2012, Episode 00 Snow Leopard of Afghanistan
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S2012 E01

Snow Leopard of Afghanistan
Dec 9, 2012

Afghanistan, one of the most dangerous places on earth, is home to a population of endangered and elusive snow leopards....

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Season 2012, Episode 00 Relentless Enemies
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S2012 E02

Relentless Enemies
Dec 12, 2012

Observe the habits of the hunter and the hunted in this National Geographic program that takes you to the center...

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Big Cat Diary Season 2011 Overview

Dec 11, 2011 - Dec 12, 2011

Season 2011 of Big Cat Diary has 7 episodes that are available to stream on NatGeo, NatGeo.

Big Cat Diary Season 2011 Episodes
Season 2011, Episode 10 Night Stalkers: Jaguar Ambush
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Night Stalkers: Jaguar Ambush
Dec 12, 2011

Expedition leader and wildlife filmmaker Martin Dohrn leads an expert team of night filming specialists into the jungles of Costa...

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Season 2011, Episode 10 Swamp Lions
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Season 2011, Episode 10 Return of the Clouded Leopards
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Return of the Clouded...
Dec 14, 2011

Return of the Clouded Leopards follows the unique rehabilitation of two orphaned clouded leopard cubs to their natural jungle habitat....

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Big Cat Diary Season 2010 Overview

Dec 7, 2010 - Dec 9, 2012

Season 2010 of Big Cat Diary has 14 episodes that are not available to stream or rent on any services. Track the series to get notified when an episode becomes available on your services.

Big Cat Diary Season 2010 Episodes
Season 2010, Episode 10 Snow Leopard of Afghanistan
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S2010 E12

Snow Leopard of Afghanistan
Dec 9, 2012

Afghanistan, one of the most dangerous places on earth, is home to a population of endangered and elusive snow leopards....

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Season 2010, Episode 10 Relentless Enemies
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S2010 E13

Relentless Enemies
Dec 12, 2012

Observe the habits of the hunter and the hunted in this National Geographic program that takes you to the center...

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Season 2010, Episode 10 Night Stalkers: Jaguar Ambush
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S2010 E09

Night Stalkers: Jaguar Ambush
Dec 12, 2011

Expedition leader and wildlife filmmaker Martin Dohrn leads an expert team of night filming specialists into the jungles of Costa...

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Big Cat Diary Season 5 Overview

Oct 5, 2008 - Oct 12, 2008

Season 5 of Big Cat Diary has 8 episodes that are not available to stream or rent on any services. Track the series to get notified when an episode becomes available on your services.

Big Cat Diary Season 5 Episodes
Season 05, Episode 08 Episode 8
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Episode 8
Oct 12, 2008

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Season 05, Episode 07 Episode 7
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Episode 7
Oct 11, 2008

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Season 05, Episode 06 Episode 6
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Episode 6
Oct 10, 2008

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Big Cat Diary Season 4 Overview

Dec 31, 2007 - Jan 4, 2008

Season 4 of Big Cat Diary has 5 episodes that are not available to stream or rent on any services. Track the series to get notified when an episode becomes available on your services.

Big Cat Diary Season 4 Episodes
Season 04, Episode 05 Episode 5
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Episode 5
Jan 4, 2008

Tamu the lioness has once again lost one of her cubs. Bella the leopard is still trying to hunt, but...

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Season 04, Episode 04 Episode 4
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Episode 4
Jan 3, 2008

Tamu the single lioness mum is still searching for her missing cubs. Bella the leopard is back to her elusive...

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Season 04, Episode 03 Episode 3
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Episode 3
Jan 2, 2008

Tamu searches for her cubs. Bella is hungry and keen to hunt, but there are other cats in the area...

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Big Cat Diary Season 2 Overview

Oct 11, 1998 - Jan 23, 2000

Season 2 of Big Cat Diary has 11 episodes that are available for Rent or Purchase on Prime Video, Apple TV, iTunes, Vudu.

Big Cat Diary Season 2 Episodes
Season 02, Episode 11 Season 2 Update
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Season 2 Update
Jan 23, 2000

The BBC's Natural History Unit returns to the Masai Mara reserve with Jonathan Scott to celebrate the life of a...

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Season 02, Episode 10 Episode #2.10
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S02 E10

Episode #2.10
Dec 13, 1998

The Marsh Pride of lions seems to have recovered from the shock of the buffalo attack and Jonathan catches up...

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Season 02, Episode 09 Episode #2.9
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Episode #2.9
Dec 6, 1998

Jonathan discovers only one lion cub was killed in the confrontation with the buffalo. Amber and her cubs are still...

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Big Cat Diary Season 1 Overview

Sep 11, 1996 - Mar 28, 1997

Season 1 of Big Cat Diary has 8 episodes that are available for Rent or Purchase on Prime Video, Google Play, iTunes, Vudu.

Big Cat Diary Season 1 Episodes
Season 01, Episode 07 Series 1 Update Special
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S01 E07

Series 1 Update Special
Mar 28, 1997

Simon King and the BBC Natural History Unit film crews return to Kenya's Masai Mara game reserve to film the...

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Season 01, Episode 06 Episode #1.6
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S01 E06

Episode #1.6
Oct 16, 1996

In the final program, presenters Simon King and Jonathan Scott say a sad farewell to the big cats they have...

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Season 01, Episode 05 Episode #1.5
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S01 E05

Episode #1.5
Oct 9, 1996

The cheetah and her cubs finally reappear and presenters Simon King and Jonathan Scott spend day and night tracking the...

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All Seasons of Big Cat Diary

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#17,000 Ranked TV Show

#49 Ranked in TV on NatGeo

#3378 Ranked in Documentary TV

#3860 Ranked in Drama TV

Big Cat Diary has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.7 (649 votes). The show is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

About Big Cat Diary

Big Cat Diary Overview

Come along on an adventure with Jonathan Scott, Simon King, and other professionals and camera crews as they journey through the Masai Mara game park in Kenya, Africa. In their travels they follow many different families and prides of animals, mainly focusing on a few different lion prides, leopards, and cheetahs, stunning males, aggressive yet loving females, and cute cubs too!

Age rating: All (TV-G)
Number of seasons: 12 Seasons
Number of episodes: 77 Episodes

Extra Information

Related Genres: DramaDocumentary
Available to watch on: Free ServicesNatGeo
Original Release Date: Sep 11, 1996
Show Status: Ended
Next episode release: N/A