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Echo: An Elephant to Remember

Season 29 Episode 1 | 53m 10s | WETA Passport

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Echo, Africa's most famous elephant, was the subject of many films and the matriarch of perhaps the most studied wild elephant herd in the world. In May of 2009, she died of natural causes. This film is a look back at this remarkable animal through extraordinary footage and interviews with the researchers that cared for and studied Echo and her family.

Aired: 10/16/10 | Rating: NR

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