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The Last Animals

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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 the global response to this slaughter and the desperate measures to genetically rescue the Northern White rhinos who are on the edge of extinction.
Official Selection Tribeca Film Festival 2017 - Viewpoints - World premiere


Type of film
Running Time
92 mins
Kate Brooks
Kate Brooks, Stephanie Soechtig
Christine O'Malley, Liz Shea
Executive Producer
Steve Milne, Laurie David, Heather Reisman, Anita Gou, Matthew Malek, Regina K. Scully, Mari Synder Johnson, Nikita Kahn
Brian Anton, Brian Lazarte
Kate Brooks, Mark Monroe
Director of Photography
Andrew Thompson, Jason Longo, Jared Moossy, Ryan Youngblood, Joan Poggio, Kate Brooks, Michal Krejci, Ruben O’Malley
Peter Eason, Sam Kashefi, Ednah Bonareri
Palmoa Estevez, Emmanuel Jal
Principal Cast
Zdnek Cermak , Batian Craig , Patrick Duboscq, Dr. Robert Hermes, Dr. Thomas B. Hildebrandt, Dr. Paula Kahumbu, Jane Kennedy, Colonel Jacques Lusengo, Senator Raymond J. Lesniak, Gretchen Peters, Jen Samuel, Taligo Tengu, Dr. Samuel K. Wasser, HRH The Duke of Cambridge Prince William
Film Images
©Kate Brooks for The Last Animals; ©Ryan Youngblood for The Last Animals

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Last updated 10th March 2017

Production Company

US, UK coproduction

Atlas Films (US) presents a Foxtail Entertainment (US) production in association with The British Film Company (UK), Artemis Rising Foundation (US), Diamond Docs (US)

Atlas Films
c/o Kate Brooks


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