Barack Obama travels the world as a suave tour guide in the docuseries Our Great National Parks

Former President Barack Obama dances with surfer hippos, hungry crocs and sleepy sloths who may hold the key to the fight against cancer in the first trailer for Netflix’s new nature docuseries Our major national parks.

The country’s 44th president narrates and produces the series, which also sees him travel the world in search of “species found nowhere else on earth” but in the remote places he visits across the five-episode project. He calls the program a “celebration of our planet’s greatest national and wilderness parks” which are home to unusual creatures with extraordinary behaviors.

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“When mankind first started protecting these wild places, we had no idea how important they would become. They are a haven for endangered species and a hotbed for scientific research,” said Obama – who has established and expanded protections for 550 million acres of US land. public land and water – said in the clip.

He later focuses on a sloth whose coat contains a whole mini biological system, which Obama says could help “fight cancer, malaria and anti-resistant superbugs”, and this scientist might be able to “save us all” with the help of the arboreal mammal.

Throughout the show, Obama travels to Monterey Bay, Tsavo National Park in Kenya, the rainforests of Gunung Leuser National Park in Indonesia, Chilean Patagonia, and more.

Our major national parks – made in collaboration with Wild Space, Higher Ground Productions and Freeborne Media – premieres its five 60-minute episodes April 13 on Netflix. Watch the first trailer above.

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