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Wildlife Safari to Ethiopia : The High Simien  (1970)

Also known as: Programme 6

The expedition sets out for its final objective; Ras Degen, 15,158 feet above sea level.  The peaks of the High Simien are one of teh world's great natural wonders.  The endangered Walia Ibex, filmed for the first time, is found here and nowhere else in the world.  The Simien fox and Gelada baboon are other unique Ethiopian highland mammals.  Within a few years however, Simien will be ruined unless urgent action is taken soon.

Copyright holder

Copyright Holder: BBC - Natural History Unit
Address: c/o BBC Motion Gallery
Room E251
80 Wood Lane
W12 0TT
Telephone: +44 (0) 20 8433 2861 / 2

Film credits

Narrator: Jeffery Hugh Richard Boswall
Presenter: Jeffery Hugh Richard Boswall
Producer: Jeffery Hugh Richard Boswall
Production Organisation: BBC - Natural History Unit