Natural Despots

It appears that leadership is pretty hard to find in the animal world, but not the unleashing of lethal power to get their own way.

Michael Portillo goes in search of nature's despots and meets the animals who make it to the top.

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20110119 (BBC7)
20071203 (R4)

It appears that leadership is pretty hard to find in the animal world, but not the unleashing of lethal power to get their own way.

Michael Portillo goes in search of nature's despots and meets the animals who make it to the top.

Lethal powers unleashed - Michael Portillo hunts down nature's tyrants and meets the animals who make it to the top.

Michael Portillo hunts down nature's tyrants and meets the animals who make it to the top.

Michael Portillo investigates nature's tyrants.

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Leadership is hard to find in the animal world, but many creatures exercise lethal power to get their own way.

02 LAST2005121720060901
20110120 (BBC7)
20071210 (R4)

Are animals only ever in it for themselves? Michael Portillo investigates with the help of the meerkats of the Kalahari.

Are animals only ever in it for themselves? Michael Portillo investigates.

He goes to the Kalahari Desert to find some surprising natural despots.