From the team at BBC Wildlife Magazine

How to watch Our Great National Parks

Former US President Barack Obama's Our Great National Parks series for Netflix shines a light on National Parks around the globe.

President Barack Obama, dressed in a light blue button up shirt, stands in front of a mountain range.
Published: March 24, 2022 at 8:00 am
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When is Our Great National Parks on Netflix?

Our Great National Parks will be available to stream on Netflix from Wednesday 13th April 2022.

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Who is the narrator of Our Great National Parks?

President Barack Obama poses for a cell phone selfie photo with six children in front of a snow-capped mountain range.
Former President Barack Obama poses for a cell phone selfie photo with six children in front of a snow-capped mountain range in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, USA. © Pete Souza/Netflix

Our Great National Parks is narrated by former US President Barack Obama, the first time he has appeared on screen for a show produced by Higher Ground Productions, the production company that he launched with Michelle Obama.

The docuseries is being executive produced by James Honeyborne, Tonia Davis, and Obama.

Which animals and National Parks appear in Our Great National Parks?

African savanna elephants, Tsavo East National Park, Kenya

From below, the camera captures two magnificently tusked elephants walking in shallow water with desert rock formations behind them as a flock of birds fly in the distance
From below, the camera captures two magnificently tusked elephants walking in shallow water with desert rock formations behind them as a flock of birds fly in the distance over Tsavo East National Park in Kenya. © Netflix

Mountain gorillas in Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda

A close-up image of an endangered mountain gorilla peering at the camera through bamboo leaves.
A close-up of an endangered mountain gorilla in Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. © Netflix

Guanacos in Patagonia National Park,Chile

Four adult guanacos and a young calf lie down in a field of tall grass looking toward the camera in front of a green mountain range.
Four adult guanacos and a young calf in Patagonia National Park in Chile. © Netflix

Green sea turtle in the Great Barrier Reef, Australia

An image of an endangered green sea turtle swimming just under the surface of the ocean, with a view of blue skies and clouds above the water.
An endangered green sea turtle swimming in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. © Netflix

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Main image: Former President Barack Obama stands in front of a mountain range in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, USA. © Netflix

Authors

Megan ShersbyEditorial and digital co-ordinator at BBC Wildlife Magazine, and countryfile.com
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