«Bastion of the Giants» takes the world into an engrossing journey of the lives of Asian Elephants, and the stunning bio-diverse North Eastern jungles of India around the river Brahmaputra. The challenges of the survival of the Asian Elephant and other endangered species including Bengal Tigers, Indian Rhinos and more, with intense human animal conflicts as human populations explode around these ecological hotspots and ancient elephant lands.
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A survivor from the third Ice Age some 10 million years ago, the Chinese merganser is the world's oldest species of wild duck. Despite having survived when many other species did not, the merganser is now facing the threats of global warming and human encroachment.
The Azure-Winged Magpie is a bird that exists only at the extreme ends of the huge continental Eurasian landmass-in China and on the Iberian Peninsula. The common belief is that early Spanish and Portuguese missionaries to Asia brought it back to the Iberian Peninsula. A discovery in a Gibraltar cave of ancient remains of the Azure-Winged Magpie suggests otherwise.