descriptionFor many years, Borneo's diminutive pygmy forest elephants were believed to be a feral population derived from domesticated imported Asian elephants. Now DNA testing has confirmed they are a unique subspecies that has lived on Borneo for at least 300,000 years. This productions tells the story of forest guide Bert Dausip, who observe and befriends the elephants. His daily expeditions deep into the jungle reward him with some of the most intimate and close-up encounters with forest elephants ever filmed. The film culminates in his successful mission to save them from poachers, and have their forest home protected. Witness incredible footage revealing the most intimate secrets of elephant family life.
Little is known about the pygmy elephant, a cute version of its much larger cousin. To improve science’s understanding of this creature, Englebert Dausip travels to Borneo to discover as much as he can about this rarely seen pachyderm.
|Official Release Date||Aug 11, 2009|
|Starring||Narrator: Samuel West, Mohammad Din Mohammad|
|Audio||Dolby Digital 5.1|
|Subtitles||English, Japanese, Korean|
|Running Time||53 minutes|
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