In this two-part documentary, Martin Clunes travels the world to uncover some of the remarkable and unique relationships between man and beast from birds to bears, pets to primates, involving ancient and modern techniques and partnerships. Martin observes humans and animals working side by side in ways that have existed and evolved for centuries.
Part 1 airs January 11th - Martin begins his journey in Nepal, where the cow is sacred, and ownership symbolizes wealth, strength and abundance. In the countryside virtually every household has a cowshed.
Part 2 airs January 18th - Martin looks at how pet ownership in Japan is scaling new heights of intensity. For many years there have been more dogs and cats than children. Now more than 24 million cats and dogs share the pavements of Japan.