Chris Packham is the narrator of the new series, Primates.
There are 3 episodes to this series, and the first shows the incredible strategies monkeys, apes and lemurs have to use to survive in the most unexpected places.
For instance, a troop of capuchins in Brazil use and make tools to survive. Drills on a remote island off Africa’s west coast have a social challenge: males have to fight for their place in the hierarchy. Those who can’t complete are exiled.
In India, lion-taileid macaques let giant squirrels work out which hulks are ripe, and then muscle in on the forest.
The Silverback mountain gorilla stakes his claim to dominance with a defiant display of strength; and yet when his youngsters won’t respect his authority, he shows his caring, gentle and affectionate side in raising his young.
Anyway, don’t miss this! Here’s the programme’s website – there are clips you can watch!