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Echo - An Unforgettable Elephant

Episode 2 of 14

Wildlife documentary. World-famous elephant Echo died in 2009 aged 64 after a cruel drought. Can her 38 relatives and descendants survive?

A celebration of the life and legacy of Echo, the world's most famous elephant, who was born in 1945 and died in 2009, and who Natural World followed for the last 20 years of her life.

The timing of Echo's death could not be worse. The wise old matriarch had guided her family for half a century, but the cruellest drought in living memory devastated her home under the shadow of Kilimanjaro. Will her 38-strong band of relatives and descendants overcome the loss of their leader, hunger and poachers to survive?

59 minutes

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Role Contributor
Presenter Martyn Colbeck
Presenter Cynthia Moss
Producer Mike Birkhead
Series Editor Tim Martin


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