R | | Documentary
The cruel acts of animal poaching and violence, executions, and tribal slaughtering, all taking place on the African continent.
In one scene where director Gualteiro Jacopetti and his crew encounter protesters at Dar es Salaam, they are dragged out of the car. Jacopetti suffered a cut after a soldier smashed the car window. He said it was only their Italian passports that saved them from possible death.
German VHS release was heavily edited. Only in 2018 the complete version was released on Blu-ray/DVD.