Q&A with director of short film on The Black Mambas anti-poaching unit in South Africa

10 February 2017

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Mongabay spoke with Dan Sadgrove about the impetus for his film “The Rhino Guardians,” his experience going on patrol with The Black Mambas, and why the film is about much more than rhino conservation.

In 2016, filmmaker Dan Sadgrove went to South Africa to visit the world's first all-female anti-poaching unit, The Black Mambas, who operate in the Balule Nature Reserve.

Last month, Sadgrove released the short documentary film he made about The Black Mambas, called "The Rhino Guardians." South Africa, home to as much as 80 percent of the world’s rhino population, is considered ground zero for rhino poaching in Africa.

In 2016, filmmaker Dan Sadgrove went to South Africa to visit the world’s first all-female anti-poaching unit, The Black Mambas, who operate in the Balule Nature Reserve.

Last month, Sadgrove released the short documentary film he made about The Black Mambas, called “The Rhino Guardians.”

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Source: Mongaby 3 February 2017