Born to Be Wild

Born to Be Wild

DVD - 2012
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An inspiring story of love, dedication, and the remarkable bond between humans and animals. This film documents orphaned orangutans and elephants and the extraordinary people who rescue and raise them, saving endangered species one life at a time. A heartwarming adventure transporting moviegoers into the lush rainforests of Borneo with world-renowned primatologist Dr. Birute Mary Galdikas, and across the rugged Kenyan savannah with celebrated elephant authority Dr. Dame Daphne M. Sheldrick, as they and their teams rescue, rehabilitate and return these incredible animals to the wild.
Publisher: Warner Brothers Entertainment Australia, Neutral Bay, N.S.W. : [2012]
Branch Call Number: DVD 590.73 BORN
Characteristics: 1 DVD (circa 39 min.)
Alternative Title: IMAX born to be wild


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SPL_Liz Jan 11, 2018

Very cute!

sundanced Jun 22, 2017

An incredible documentary that will remind you that even though life is hard, there is still so much good in the world. Animal lovers will be inspired!

real_thing Jan 09, 2016


d2013 Jul 29, 2014

Animal lovers beware, this film is a serious case of cuteness. Very inspiring!

aaa5756 Mar 09, 2014

PBS has done it again very well done documentary series. This movie was interesting, informative, and worse seeing!! I recommend this movie for all to see. Well worth the price of admission to any theater.

Olifinn Jan 06, 2014

kids age 7 and 9 loved it. Its made by Disney. It tells the story of 3 animals from the time they are babies. Adorable and educational.

Dec 16, 2013

Another great Imax film, the amazing story of two women who raise orphan elephants and oranatangs. Love the scene of the elephants playing soccer. A must see for any animal lover.

btmslt Aug 27, 2013

A very interesting story about animals.

FishbowlB77 Jul 23, 2013

This is a good documentary for all ages. The idea of humans interacting with animals is inspiring. It warms the heart with soul.

Mar 14, 2013

We saw this at the Smithsonian's imax theater and loved it! It appealed to adults and kids alike.

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aaa5756 Mar 09, 2014

“One person can make a difference and every person should try.” –John F Kennedy

aaa5756 Mar 09, 2014

“We do these things not because they are easy, but because they are hard” - John F Kennedy

aaa5756 Mar 09, 2014

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” ― Martin Luther King, Jr

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Mar 07, 2013

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