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Eye of the Pangolin is the story of two men on a mission to share the wonder of all four species of African pangolin on camera for the very first time in this ambitious documentary.


Follow our journey as we travel the continent, from exotic jungles to the African savannah, to learn more about those caring for and studying the movements of this extraordinary animal they are captivated by these strange, secretive creatures and document the race to save them from being poached to extinction.

It runs with a stiff-legged gallop, is generally silent even when fleeing danger and can deliver a killer blow to a lion with its huge forefeet. Boasting with the title of being the world’s tallest animal, the giraffe must be one of the strangest looking creatures on earth and has fortunately stood the tests of time with a healthy population in South Africa.

Saamgestel deur: Lizanne Nel (Bewaringsbestuurder SA Jagters), Jaco van Deventer en Hendrik Hagen (Bergriviertak SA Jagters). Junie 2019.

Hondsdolheid is een van die mees gevreesde siektes wat ‘n mens of dier kan opdoen. Alle soogdiere is vatbaar vir die virus, asook mense en infeksies vind plaas deur blootstelling aan speeksel van ‘n besmette dier of mens, soos wanneer gebyt word deur ‘n hondsdol jakkals of hond. Simptome van hondsdolheid sluit die volgende in: spierspasmas, oormatige speeksel afskeiding, waansin en vrees vir water. Indien ‘n mens of dier eers gediagnoseer is met die siekte, is dit basies ‘n doodsvonnis en daar bestaan geen behandeling wat effektief is nie. Dit is gevolglik kritiese van belang om voorkomend op te tree.

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