'Pride' Host Didn't Want to Be 'The Next Steve Irwin'
- Dave Salmoni has had several brushes with death in his career as a zoologist and lion tamer, but during his 6 months of living in a Namibian nature preserve with a pride...
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"Into the Pride" follows zoologist, animal trainer and large-predator expert Dave Salmoni on a tenuous journey inside a private game reserve in Africa. His mission? To help a pride of "problem lions" learn to accept humans in order to support the growing eco-tourism in the area. Transplanted from the largest national park in Namibia, the cats' aggression toward humans has become too dangerous, and if Salmoni can't get them to calm down -- from Brutus, the dominant male, to Rough and Tumble, the youngest cubs -- they'll be destroyed.