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Escape to Chimp Eden: Season 1 (2pc) (Full)
Escape to Chimp Eden Season 1
Genres: Television
NR     2009     4hr 20min

In the heart of South Africa is a sanctuary for chimpanzees, rescued from the horrors of human captivity. Many of these chimps have never felt grass under their feet, never learned to climb a tree, have never known compani...  more »


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Movie Details

Creator: Jason Carey
Genres: Television
Sub-Genres: Television
Studio: Animal Planet
Format: DVD - Color,Full Screen
DVD Release Date: 02/03/2009
Original Release Date: 01/01/2008
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/2008
Release Year: 2009
Run Time: 4hr 20min
Screens: Color,Full Screen
Number of Discs: 2
SwapaDVD Credits: 2
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

Escape To Chimp Eden: A Great Series
Ellen R. Fissel | South Mountain, PA USA | 12/03/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Animal Planet's new series, Escape To Chimp Eden, is a fantastic show about a team that rescues abused and neglected chimpanzees. Then the chimps are taken to a better enviroment to live.

Escape To Chimp Eden is just as good as Orangutan Island and it allows us to become closer to our closest living relatives. This two-disc set includes tweleve episodes of the first season. Below is the episodes of season one.

Episode One- Josephine: Race for Life
Episode Two- Saving Sampa and Tony
Episode Three- The Code of Jao
Episode Four- Trouble with Xena
Episode Five- Angola Girls, Free at Last
Episode Six- Zac and Jinga: Mystery Chimps

Episode Seven- A Rough Start For Jinga
Episode Eight- Eight Babies For Eugene
Episode Nine- Mission Chimpossible: Eugene's Choice
Episode Ten- The Rise of Cozi
Episode Eleven- Baby Booming at Chimp Eden
Episode Twelve- The New Order

M addvice, buy this set. It is a great series that is both educational and entertaining. Pre-Order it now and enjoy a great show!"
Terrific and involving...
Sherry | Agoura Hills, CA United States | 06/09/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Better than the Animal Planet series as broadcast; without all the teasers and commercials that slow the narrative, this surprisingly moving series will make you cry and make you laugh. The human hero inspires, and the chimps touch your heart; you'll never see a chimpanzee in captivity the same way again. What more can you ask from any experience than that? Eye-opening, life-affirming, uplifting stuff. You'll watch it more than once and you'll want everyone in your family to watch it with you. Well worth the purchase price."
Chimp Eden
Sweeney | Keokuk, IA USA | 12/21/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I hardly ever watch TV but got hooked on this series from the get-go. The Chimp Eden sanctuary, located in South Africa and associated with the Jane Goodall Institute, is a refuge for chimpanzees, many of whom were orphaned by the bush-meat trade or abused in captivity. The Animal Planet series, which ran for two seasons, shows rescue missions and the rehabilitation that goes on at the sanctuary. Viewers see the progress of the individual chimps and their integration into chimp society. If you are interested in the great apes and their plight, you will love Escape to Chimp Eden. Presently, only Season One is available on DVD, although the episodes of Season Two can be downloaded through Amazon Video on Demand or iTunes. The important work of the sanctuary continues and can be monitored at the Chimp Eden website at [...]."
A weekly "must see" for animal lovers
Marilyn Pancake | Van Wert, Ohio, USA | 06/13/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"We love Eugene, his staff and the chimps. The programs are educational, humorous and yes, sad on occasion. The rescue trips offer us insight into other areas of the world. We tape the programs and rewatch with our grandchildren over and over. Keep them coming, Animal Planet."