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No.30/ Northern White Rhinos

30th TED-ED – TAW coproduction

Synopsis: 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.

View full lesson: The last living members of an extinct species – Jan Stejskal

Length: 05 min 31 sec

Release Date: Aug 13, 2020

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

About Denis: He graduated from École Émile Cohl as an animated film creator in 2005 and graduated from La Poudrière, nursery for young directors in 2007. A took a master class in project development at The Animation Workshop /TAW/ in Viborg, Denmark. Took part in the first edition of Animation Sans Frontière /ASF/ (Film Akademie, MOME Budapest, The Animation Workshop, Les Gobelins)