The Secret Creatures of Jao

The Secret Creatures of Jao (2009)


This magical series takes place deep in the heart of the Okavango Delta in Botswana. Isolated by water, a collection of secretive and mysterious creatures are imprisoned on the paradise island of Jao. After the brutal death of their leader, the resident troop of mongooses, ‘the Banded Brothers’, set out on an epic journey to find a new home. Follow the lives of these rare and captivating characters and the perils they face as the seasons change. Watch as new challenges present themselves and their fight for survival grows. Each episode will be full of feuding, scandal and intrigue, recreating a true depiction of real and rarely witnessed wildlife behavior at its best.


Written by: Benjamin Hewett
Produced by: Peter Lamberti, Benjamin Hewett

Running Time: 30 minutes (x7 episodes)