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Go beneath the surface and meet Africa’s river giants, the hippos. Discover an unexpected side of these aquatic mammals that can’t even swim as hippos protect their families, face their enemies and suffer in a drought. Narrated by David Attenborough.

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NARRATED BY
DAVID ATTENBOROUGH

PRODUCED, DIRECTED AND FILMED BY
BRAD BESTELINK

FILM EDITOR
STEPHANIE WATKINS

CREATIVE DIRECTOR
HARRY MARSHALL

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS
LAURA MARSHALL
LUCY MEADOWS

PHOTOGRAPHY
MIKE AMOS
RICHARD UREN

COMPOSER
WILLIAM GOODCHILD

COLORIST AND ONLINE EDITOR
SIMON BLAND

DUBBING EDITOR
GEORGE FRY

DUBBING MIXER
RICHARD LAMBERT

GRAPHICS
KISS MY PIXEL

PRODUCTION TECHNICAL ASSISTANT
GEORGE IRELAND

DIRECTOR OF PRODUCTION
ANDIE CLARE

PRODUCTION MANAGERS
ANNA GOL
CLAIRE WHITBY-SMITH

PRODUCTION COORDINATOR
MERCEDES MORGAN

RESEARCHER NHFU
LIZ JOHNSTON

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER NHFU
ANDY CRAWFORD

PRODUCTION MANAGER NHFU
JUSTINE CRAWFORD

LOGISTICS MANAGER NHFU
GOGS STEPHEN

MEDIA MANAGERS NHFU
SENKA SOFOKLEOUS
WEDGE WEGMAN

SPECIAL THANKS
THE GOVERNMENT OF BOTSWANA
MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT, WILDLIFE AND TOURISM, BOTSWANA

FOR THE BBC

EDIT ASSISTANT
ALAN NEAL

PRODUCTION COORDINATOR
JOANNA MANLEY

PRODUCTION MANAGER
PAULINE GATES

SERIES PRODUCER
HOLLY SPEARING

SERIES EDITOR
ROGER WEBB

FOR NATURE

SERIES EDITOR
JANET HESS

SENIOR PRODUCER
LAURA METZGER LYNCH

COORDINATING PRODUCER
JAYNE JUN

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER
JAMES F. BURKE

LEGAL COUNSEL
BLANCHE ROBERTSON

DIGITAL LEAD
DANIELLE STEINBERG

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER – DIGITAL
AMANDA SCHMIDT

SOCIAL MEDIA EDITOR
KAREN HO

AUDIENCE ENGAGEMENT
CHELSEY SAATKAMP

BUDGET CONTROLLER
JAYNE LISI

ONLINE EDITOR
CHRIS GUIDO

RE-RECORDING MIXER
JON BERMAN

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION FUNDING PROVIDED IN PART BY
The Arnhold Family
Sue and Edgar Wachenheim III
The Fairweather Foundation
Kate W. Cassidy Foundation
Kathy Chiao and Ken Hao
Lillian Goldman Charitable Trust
Charles Rosenblum
Filomen M. D’Agostino Foundation
Rosalind P. Walter
Sandra Atlas Bass
Doris R. and Robert J. Thomas
Corporation for Public Broadcasting

SERIES PRODUCER
BILL MURPHY

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
FRED KAUFMAN

AN ICON FILMS AND NATURAL HISTORY FILM UNIT BOTSWANA PRODUCTION FOR THIRTEEN PRODUCTIONS LLC AND BBC IN ASSOCIATION WITH WNET

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