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The Last Animals (2017)

The Last Animals follows the conservationists, scientists and activists battling poachers and criminal networks to save elephants and rhinos from extinction.

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Kate Brooks
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Credited cast:
Kate Brooks Kate Brooks ... Self
Batian Craig Batian Craig ... Self
Patrick Duboscq Patrick Duboscq ... Self
Yusef Gilisho Yusef Gilisho ... Self
Robert Hermes Robert Hermes ... Self
Thomas Hildebrandt Thomas Hildebrandt ... Self
Paula Kahumbu ... Self
Jane Kennedy Jane Kennedy ... Self
Raymond J. Lesniak Raymond J. Lesniak ... Self
Jacques Lusengo Jacques Lusengo ... Self
Jean Claude Mambo Marindo Jean Claude Mambo Marindo ... Self
Gretchen Peters Gretchen Peters ... Self
Jen Samuel Jen Samuel ... Self
Taligo Tengu Taligo Tengu ... Self
Lenka Vágnerová Lenka Vágnerová ... Self
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The Last Animals is a story about an extraordinary group of people who go to incredible lengths to save the planet's last animals. The documentary follows the conservationists, scientists and activists battling poachers and transnational trafficking syndicates to protect elephants and rhinos from extinction. From Africa's front lines to behind the scenes of Asian markets, the film takes an intense look at the global response to this slaughter and the desperate measures to genetically rescue the Northern White rhinos who are on the edge of extinction.

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Awarded Best International Doc at Northwest Fest. See more »

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It's sad, but necessary
25 November 2019 | by adriang61See all my reviews

The Last Animals is about the poaching and killing of rhinos and elephants. Right off the bat, the documentary is graphic and very shocking. I was stunned at how much it had shocked me. The story follows around Kate Brooks as she explores the deep underbelly of the African black market and the need for ivory. Brooks does a very good job at explaining why the demand for ivory is so high, and how getting it from rhinoceri have caused some species to nearly go extinct. The documentary is primarily focused on the Northern White Rhino, with only 5 remaining left in the population. Brooks did an excellent job at showcasing how dangerous it is for the park service men to stop poachers. A good chunk of the documentary focuses on that. The documentary is overall a sad, but true message that needs to be heard.


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5 November 2018 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Az utolsó állatok See more »

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