NATURE & WILDLIFE
flight of the elephants
This is the story of the relocation of a group of Asian elephants to two zoos in Sydney. Can this ever be a correct thing to do?
1 x 60'
David Adams Films
Honorable Mention for Portryalof Human-Wildlife Conflict in the 31st International Wildlife Film Festival
Episode InformationThis is the story of the relocation of a group of Asian elephants to two zoos in Sydney. Can this ever be a correct thing to do? Conservationists would rather see the animals in the wild, but zoos are often well placed to aid the survival of endangered species through education and breeding programmes. We follow the elephants in their long and controversial journey from Thailand to their new home in Australia, witness the dilemmas faced by the teams striving for elephant conservation, and explore the politics behind wildlife transfers.