Genre: Reality, Nature, How-to
Premise: Surviving in the wild is not an exact science. Beyond the basics of finding water, food, shelter and eventually help, opinions vary. Two experts tell how they think it's done in this series, as initial episodes feature trained survivalists Dave Canterbury and Cody Lundin demonstrating the skills and creative thinking that can help one cope in tough surroundings. Equipped with minimal gear, the pair are left in remote locations -- an uninhabited island off Nova Scotia, a New Zealand mountaintop, deep in the Everglades, the jungle of Thailand, and the desert of Baja California, to name a few -- where they battle the elements and sometimes each other. Season 3 introduces U.S. Special Ops veteran Joseph Teti to replace Canterbury, in the middle of Season 4 primitive survivalist Matt Graham of Discovery's ``Dude, You're Screwed'' replaces Lundin, and partway through Season 5 producers forge new partnerships by rotating survival experts as hosts.
EJ and Jeff find themselves surrounded by African lions while lost in the middle of South Africa's Wild Coast.
EJ and Jeff become stranded and lost in the Okavango Delta in Botswana, where they face bull elephants and territorial 3,000-pound hippopotamuses.