“LION WHISPERER” KEVIN RICHARDSON RETURNS TO
SMITHSONIAN CHANNEL™ FOR TWO-PART SPECIAL
PREDATOR ROAD TRIP
PREMIERING WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24 AT 8 PM ET/PT
WORLD-RENOWNED PREDATOR EXPERT ATTEMPTS TO MOVE
27 LIONS, 4 LEOPARDS AND 14 HYENAS TO THEIR NEW HOME IN
SOUTH AFRICA’S DINOKENG GAME RESERVE
He’s called the “Lion Whisperer” because he shares an extraordinary bond with Africa’s most fearsome predators. Now Kevin Richardson faces his biggest challenge yet – a battle to transport 27 lions, 4 black leopards and 14 hyenas to a new home, a sanctuary on the edge of the Dinokeng Game Reserve in South Africa. Smithsonian Channel follows Richardson and the move in a new special airing in two-parts, PREDATOR ROAD TRIP: BACKSEAT LIONS, premiering Wednesday, February 24 at 8 p.m. ET/PT, and PREDATOR ROAD TRIP: HYENA BREAKOUT on Wednesday, March 2 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.