Pioneer of Wildlife Documentary Filmmaking passed away at age of 80

Yesterday, Alan Root, a true hero in the world of wildlife film-making passed away. One could say he kickstarted the interest and fascination the world has in wildlife documentary making today with his enchanting documentaries and brilliant books.

Please read this excellent Tribute to him:

And here is a reminder of some the incredible things he got up to:

Kwaheri Alan, you will never be forgotten.

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