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A nature programme showing a mother and baby baboon being torn apart by a crocodile has been censured by the Broadcasting Standards Council. It said the "graphic scenes of suffering" shown by The Natural World - Last Feast of the Crocodiles should have been shown later at night. BBC2 broadcast the documentary at 6pm, when young children were watching.

But the BBC claimed the predatory habits of animals featured in many programmes shown before the watershed, adding that the programme was "a record of events on a river in Southern Africa during a severe drought" which "contained moments of sadness as well as more hopeful and surprising incidents".

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