One of Kenya’s most famous sons, former U.S. President Barack Obama is set to narrate an upcoming documentary series known as “Our Great National Parks.”
Netflix released the trailer for the brand new show On Tuesday, March 15 they described it as an inside look at the beauty, nature, and importance of parks in places such as Kenya, Indonesia, and Chile.
“Around the world, the more isolated the national park, the more unusual its creatures and the more extraordinary their behaviors,” Obama says at the beginning of the trailer
The documentary will feature Tsavo National Park in Kenya, Monterey Bay in California US, and Gunung Leuser National Park in the rainforests of Indonesia.
“A fish that can walk. Surfing hippos want to catch the waves. Species found nowhere else on Earth,” says Obama in the trailer, before he’s seen walking on a beach. “Join me in a celebration of our planets’ greatest national parks and wilderness.”
The docuseries is set to drop on April 13.
The Obamas Higher Ground Productions is expected to produce “a diverse mix of content, including the potential for scripted series, unscripted series, docu-series, documentaries, and features” in the deal signed with Netflix in 2018.
The series comes from Wild Space in association with Obama’s Higher Ground Productions label and Freeborne Media.