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Ten million buffalo once roamed the plains of North America. Today, only a few carefully protected herds remain. The carrier pigeon, the whooping crane, the flightless great auk of the Atlantic seaboard, and other species have all fallen prey to the greatest predator, man. This film shows efforts being made by wildlife specialists to preserve and nurture the creatures that do remain in our wilderness areas. Scenes rarely photographed make this a spellbinding film throughout.

1970, 50 min 35 s

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Blue Ribbon Award
Itinerant - American Film and Video Festival
May 9 to 13 1972, New York - USA

Golden Ear Award
International Film Competition of the Green Week
January 23 to 29 1972, Berlin - Germany

Award for Best Direction given to Michael McKennirey - Category: Non-feature Craft Awards
Genie Awards
October 1 1971, Toronto - Canada