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The last living members of an extinct species - Jan Stejskal

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In the savannahs of Kenya, two female northern white rhinos, Nájin and Fatu, munch contentedly on grass. They are the last two known northern white rhinos left on Earth. Their species is functionally extinct— without a male, they can’t reproduce. And yet, there’s still hope to revive the northern white rhino. How can that be? Jan Stejskal dives into the science of reviving a dying species.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Jan Stejskal
  • Director Denis Chapon
  • Narrator Addison Anderson
  • Animator Denis Chapon
  • Storyboard Artist Denis Chapon
  • Compositor Denis Chapon
  • Art Director Denis Chapon
  • Producer The Animation Workshop, Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Music Stephen LaRosa
  • Sound Designer Stephen LaRosa
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Director Alex Rosenthal
  • Editorial Producer Elizabeth Cox
  • Script Editor Emma Bryce
  • Fact-Checker Eden Girma

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