Monkey Thieves (Series 2)
NATURE & WILDLIFE
borneo's pygmy elephants
Borneo’s pygmy forest elephants are recently discovered as a DNA-unique species. Forest Gide Bert Dausip observations and befriending of them results in a mission of preservation. Incredible footage reveals intimate secrets of elephant-life.
1 x 60'
A Michael Patrick Wong & Off the Fence co-production In association with France 3 | NDR Naturfilm | Studio Hamburg Documentaries | ORF | Animal Planet | Discovery HD
Episode InformationBorneo’s diminutive pygmy forest elephants were always thought to be a feral population derived from domesticated Asian elephants. Now, though, DNA testing has confirmed that they are a unique subspecies who’ve lived on Borneo for at least 300,000 years.