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S41 Ep7

Meet the Family | Dogs in the Wild

Premiere: 2/8/2023 | 00:00:30 | Closed Captioning Icon

Meet the many species of canids, the family of wild dogs. They are the most widespread carnivores on the planet.

Premiere: 2/8/2023
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About the Episode

One family, 37 different faces. From the recognizable and familiar like foxes, wolves, African wild dogs and coyotes to the lesser-known ones like the Japanese raccoon dog, fennec fox, dholes and dingoes, canids have conquered every continent except Antarctica. Get to know these adaptable creatures in the three-part Dogs in the Wild, A Nature Miniseries.

In Episode 1, meet the many species of canids, the family of wild dogs. They are the most widespread carnivores on the planet. The formidable Arctic wolf can travel great distances across the tundra, while in Southern India, dholes have 11 distinct calls to stand out from the pack. Tiny fennec foxes in the Sahara Desert hunt small game at night, and the long-legged maned wolf chows down on fruit in South America.

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DOGS IN THE WILD
MEET THE FAMILY

NARRATED BY
NYAMBI NYAMBI

PRODUCED & DIRECTED BY
GAVIN MAXWELL

PHOTOGRAPHY
MIKE AMOS
JOÃO PAULO KRAJEWSKI
MATT MARAN
MATT NORMAN
JACKY POON
DAN PROUD
TOM ROSS
NITYE SOOD

ADDITIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY
PAUL FREIMANIS
AUGUSTO GOMEZ
MATT TOMLINSON

FILM EDITOR
TIM LASSETER

EDIT ASSISTANTS
TRAVIS WILLIE
EMILY LAWRENCE

COLORIST
MICHAEL LANSDELL

ONLINE EDITOR
JON HOWARD

POST PRODUCTION, AUDIO & GRAPHIC DESIGN
DOGHOUSE POST PRODUCTION

DUBBING EDITOR
PETE HOWELL

DUBBING MIXER & FOLEY ARTIST
DAVID CHERRY

ORIGINAL MUSIC
RAPHAELLE THIBAUT

SCIENTIFIC ADVISORS
PROF. CLAUDIO SILLERO
DR. ROGERIO CUNHA DE PAULA
PROF. DAWN SCOTT
DOUGLAS W. SMITH

GUIDES
ROB APPLEBY
LINDA BEHRENDORFF
ALI OUBASSIDI
SUPER SANDE

LOCATION TEAM
ARUN BEEMAN
GIRI CAVALE
REDA FAKHAR
TANIA JENKINS
CLARE KINGSTON
DINESH SINGHI
MALAIKA VAZ
ELLEN XU

SPECIAL THANKS
IUCN CANID SPECIALIST GROUP

ARCHIVE
BBC MOTION GALLERY
RYOSEI SUZUKI
DOCLIGHTS GMBH
CÉSAR LEITE AND BRUNA LUCHEZE
ALAMY
GETTY IMAGES
UNTAMED PLANET

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CHASE MNATZAGANIAN

RESEARCHERS
MATT TOMLINSON
RÓISÍN LOUGHNANE

PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT
KAY HUDSON

PRODUCTION COORDINATORS
LESLEY BISHOP
JEN CHANDLER
AIMEE OGDEN

PRODUCTION MANAGER
MICHELLE CLINTON

PRODUCTION EXECUTIVE
CAROLINE COX

HEAD OF PRODUCTION
JOHN BRYANS

COMMISSIONING EDITOR
SREYA BISWAS

SERIES PRODUCERS
ROWAN CRAWFORD
VICTORIA BOBIN
SCOTT TANKARD

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
JO SHINNER

FOR NATURE

SERIES EDITOR
JANET HESS

SENIOR PRODUCER
LAURA METZGER LYNCH

SUPERVISING PRODUCER
JAYNE JUN

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER
JAMES F. BURKE

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BLANCHE ROBERTSON

DIGITAL LEAD
DANIELLE BROZA

DIGITAL PRODUCER
AMANDA SCHMIDT

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KAREN HO

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CHELSEY SAATKAMP

BUDGET CONTROLLER
JAYNE LISI

ONLINE EDITOR
STACEY DOUGLASS MOVERLEY

RE-RECORDING MIXER
JON BERMAN

NARRATION RECORD
BRIAN BEATRICE

ORIGINAL SERIES PRODUCTION FUNDING PROVIDED IN PART BY
Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Arnhold Foundation
The Fairweather Foundation
Kate W. Cassidy Foundation
Sue and Edgar Wachenheim III
Kathy Chiao and Ken Hao
Charles Rosenblum
Sarah and Sandra Lyu
Filomen M. D’Agostino Foundation
Lillian Goldman Charitable Trust
Gregg Peters Monsees Foundation
Koo and Patricia Yuen
Arlene and Milton D. Berkman
Sandra Atlas Bass

SERIES PRODUCER
BILL MURPHY

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
FRED KAUFMAN

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Series funding for Nature is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Arnhold Foundation, The Fairweather Foundation, Kate W. Cassidy Foundation, Sue and Edgar Wachenheim III, Kathy Chiao and Ken Hao, Charles Rosenblum, Sarah and Sandra Lyu, Filomen M. D’Agostino Foundation, Lillian Goldman Charitable Trust, Gregg Peters Monsees Foundation, Koo and Patricia Yuen, Arlene and Milton D. Berkman, Sandra Atlas Bass, and public television viewers.

TRANSCRIPT

- [Narrator] One family, 37 different faces.

The canids, wolves, foxes, jackals, and dogs.

(wolf howling) They are supreme survivors and the most successful carnivores on the planet.

This is the ultimate look at dogs in the wild.

(dog howling)

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