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As far as wild life documentaries go, this one didn't have much to offer. It was neither educational nor entertaining. Normally, this wouldn't be a big deal, because people tend to watch a 3D movie not so much for its content but rather for the 3D visuals. However, that's where this film was really disappointing. The only shots that looked three-dimensional were repetitive views of the inside of the tour guide's jeep. The camera was never close to any of the animals. Apparently all of the animal footage was shot with a high-zoom lens, so everything - even the elephants - appeared flat and cartoonish, like cardboard cut-outs propped up in layers behind each other. There was no real depth perception, no 3D effects, and no elephant trunks or giraffe necks protruding into the audience. In some scenes it seemed as if additional "enhancements" had been made on the computer, to sharpen the animals' outlines against an artificially blurred background. All in all this film was nothing but a missed opportunity for what could have been a great 3D adventure.
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