7- “Butterflies of Kenya” Print

2004,  42 minutes

 


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Once again, John Banks’ pictures delight by their sheer beauty while his words describe the extraordinary and profound implications that butterflies can have for the expert - Sir David Attenborough

Scientific Award-winner at IWFF, Montana, 2005

Because of its terrain and climate, Kenya can be seen as a butterfly microcosm of the African Region, having 1000 of the Region’s 4000 butterfly species. The film shows about 100 of them.

It also provides a interesting analysis of their varied historical origins and their association with the main landscapes of Africa - forest, coastal forest, and savannah - as well as touching on the question ‘What butterflies might earliest man have seen, 4 million years ago?’

 

“Butterflies of Kenya”

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