Hands On: Animal Magic

Earth Report
S10:Ep422 mins2006

The focus of this Hands On episode is on animals, and their relationship with humans. In Laos, farmers are growing forage crops to feed their animals to improve financial security; in Switzerland, they’re learning how to use donkeys to protect herds of sheep from wolves; there is a resurgence in the use of leeches in modern medicine; training guide dogs for the blind in Hungary; in the UK, training bees to sniff out explosives in the fight against terrorists; in Kenya, modern mobile phone technology is being used to track elephants in the struggle to combat ivory poaching.

Video Language: English