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Giving Nature a Voice – Season 01 Episode 06


A Dog’s Life

Wild Dogs were once hunted down because they were regarded as vermin. Today only 400 – 500 wild dogs remain in Kenya. They are the second most endangered top predator and have suffered from epidemics of rabies and distemper originating in domesticated dogs. In all of Africa only 3000-5000 wild dogs still roam the open savannas, where they are the most successful hunter. Now conservationist are hoping to save Laikipia’s Phoenix pack, by vaccinating all the domestic dogs in the area.

A Film By: Teeku Patel & Amit Ramrakha

The Filmmakers

Giving Nature a Voice is produced by East African filmmakers, for the African market and beyond. 33 teams from Kenya, Burundi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo have captured the beauty and pathos of their home environment in a series of award winning half hour films.

AGA KHAN UNIVERSITY presents the documentary series "GIVING NATURE A VOICE" directed by ANDREW TKACH interim dean and vice provost DR. ALEX AWITI project officer gsmc MARIETTA MUSYOKA