Giving Nature a Voice – Max, the Chimp Amputee

Synopsis

Season 02 Episode 09

In Uganda bush meat snares are crippling the chimpanzees of  Kibale National Park. One in four chimpanzees in the wild has lost fingers or limbs to snares.  But Max has survived without both legs below the knee and is taking care of his younger brother after poachers killed their parents. Ugandan primatologist Dr Emily Otali explains Max’s story, and how her anti-snare team is trying to ensure it doesn’t happen again.

A Film by Derrick Kibisi​​

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

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