At a time when species diversity is globally threatened, a look at the lighter side of “being animal” can help raise public awareness of the topic. Here, dogs stray through the suburbs, mammoths climb out of the ice, and crabs help sealife keep it together. Animals are perpetually endangered—tunas land in cans and pigs are transformed into chops—making it easy to forget that animals are also the victims of accident, even dinosaurs.
Jan van IJken // Niederlande // 2015 // 06:52 min
Short film about “murmurations”: the mysterious flights of the Common Starling. It is still unknown how the thousands of birds are able to fly in such dense swarms without colliding. Every night the starlings gather at dusk to perform their stunning air s