Living Fossils - Conserving the first animals to walk on land...in a backyard

When a highway in Dunedin, New Zealand expanded, a strange resident sprang into spotlight... the Peripatus - one of the first animals to walk on land.  Living Fossils follows Dave Randle on his efforts to protect an ancient crawling creature...

 

Watch the film below. 

Screenings

2020

Screened online as  a part of the Wild Dunedin Festival  "Your Wild Bubble"  an initiative to keep people entertained during COVID-19 Lockdown

Making

Produced on assignment for PG in Science Communication- Wildlife Filmmaking, at The Centre for Science Communication, University of Otago. 

 

Written, Filmed, Edited by Karthic SS

Narrated by Imy Mahon

Music by  Blue Dot Sessions