Animal Planet announces new 'Walk the Lion' Africa wilderness show
By Christopher Rocchio, 01/12/2009
Animal Planet announced it has ordered Walk the Lion, a new reality series in which network regular Dave Salmoni will live among a pride of lions in the African wilderness.
EachWalk the Lion episode will follow the large predator expert, who left his job as a television producer and host to live for six months on the 75,000 acre Erindi game reserve in Namibiaan.
The six-episode series chronicles Salmoni as he tries to forge a relationship with a pride of lions -- hoping to show that the large predators can live peaceful lives despite the constant threat from people.