Nature

The Gorilla King

Season 26 Episode 11 | 50m 15s

Among the mountain gorillas of Rwanda, Titus reigns as king. In the decades that followed his birth in 1974, Titus was orphaned and abandoned, survived poachers, and overcame the deadly challenges of his rivals. Researchers and conservationists recount his triumphant story as they share their memories and archival footage of Titus, from his days as a newborn to his rise to power as a silverback.

Aired: 04/19/08

Rating: TV-PG

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