8 January 2013 2:32 PM, PST | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

Tonight, Discovery debuts Africa (Tuesdays, 10 p.m. Et), a seven-part collaboration with the BBC four years in the making, in which the team behind Life captures never-before-filmed species, animal behaviors, and natural wonders. The first hour, “Kalahari,” features the giraffe battle that has already gone viral thanks to the preview clip below. “That fight only lasts a minute, but when we shoot it at 1,000 frames a second, it’s like watching a boxing match in slow motion. They’re not just slugging it out, they’re almost working out their moves,” says Mike Gunton, Creative Director of the BBC Natural History Unit. »

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