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Desert Lions

Wildlife documentary about maverick biologist Flip Stander's study of the remnant population of the desert lions of Namibia's Skeleton Coast.

Wildlife film. Many years ago lions thrived in the deserts of Namibia's Skeleton Coast, until they were exterminated by man. Six years ago maverick biologist Flip Stander discovered a tiny remnant population alive and well in nearby mountains, and started to study them. Their numbers have grown and they are now returning to the desert in increasing numbers. But if these lions are to continue roaming here, Flip will have to persuade local people that these lions are worth more alive than dead.

50 minutes

Credit

Role Contributor
Presenter Flip Stander

Broadcasts

  • Wed 30 May 2007 21:00
  • Wed 18 Jul 2007 02:45
  • Sat 21 Jul 2007 16:25
  • Sun 13 Jan 2008 21:40

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