Going Ape

Going Ape

2007 - 2012, Nature / Wildlife, Other
The stories of apes who face a threat to their survival by the bush meat trade in Cameroon and the workers trying to help them.

Episode Guide

  • Going Ape - Going Ape (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Going Ape

    A vet tries to rescue two chimpanzees from their owner who has been keeping the animals in horrible conditions.

  • Going Ape - Going Ape (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Going Ape

    A vet performs a specialist procedure on Janet the Chimpanzee when it is discovered she has a serious defect in her wrist.

  • Going Ape - Going Ape (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Going Ape

    A chimpanzee is given an X-ray because its wrist has grown at an unusual angle.

  • Going Ape - Going Ape (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Going Ape

    A vet from the wildlife center flies to South Africa to collect four stolen gorillas.

  • Going Ape - Going Ape (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Going Ape

    A vet tries to save the life of a baby gorilla who was taken away from hunters; a primate gets a surrogate mother.

  • Going Ape - Going Ape (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Going Ape

    Rachel rescues a tiny talapoin monkey whose mother has been shot by hunters.

  • Going Ape - Going Ape (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Going Ape

    Rachel warns a village about dangerous fugitive chimps; additional ape attacks are reported in Limbe.

  • Going Ape - Going Ape (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Going Ape

    A vet technician rescues a chimp chained to a tree; Mefou National Park staff members help an orphaned ape adjust to life at the center.

  • Going Ape - A New Life (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    A New Life

    Rachel's oldest gorilla takes a pregnancy test; two rescued chimpanzees.

  • Going Ape - When They're Gone (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    When They're Gone

    Caroline is need of urgent care so Babila and Talila try to save her; a new vet arrives.

  • Going Ape - Free at Last (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Free at Last

    The Limbe Wildlife Center receives an adult baboon tied up in a tiny cage and a female chimp chained to a log.

  • Going Ape - Eating Apes (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Eating Apes

    Sheri Speede tries to spread the message to stop eating chimps and gorillas with music; one chimp escapes.

  • Going Ape - Facing Fear (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Facing Fear

    Baby chimp Miko begins life with a surrogate mother; Nino recovers from his injuries.

  • Going Ape - Last Chance (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Last Chance

    The staff try to reunite Yao and her baby; Alex meets Jo-Jo.

  • Going Ape - No Going Back (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    No Going Back

    Yao and her baby Miko escape from their sanctuary.

  • Going Ape - Help (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:


    A plastic surgeon may have the answer for Nino's face; Shufai learns to be a gorilla once more.

  • Going Ape - Hope (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:


    Baby chimp; Nino.

  • Going Ape - Letting Go (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Letting Go

    Baby gorilla Shufai has a seizure; an illegal owner of a chimp escapes incarceration.

  • Going Ape - Friend or Foe? (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Friend or Foe?

    Shufai goes back to the jungle after his surgery; Nino needs to be saved after being attacked by an older male.

  • Going Ape - Knife Edge (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Knife Edge

    An orphaned baby gorilla has surgery on a kitchen table; a former gorilla hunter goes under cover.

  • Going Ape - Battlefront (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:


    A 13-year-old chimp has been chained to a burnt out car all her life; a tiny baby gorilla in Mefou National Park.