Perot Museum of Nature and Science
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Dallas, TX 75201

National Geographic Live Speaker Series

LAND | Shannon Wild — Pursuit of the Black Panther

Wed, Jan 15 at 7pm

Shannon Wild is a passionate conservationist who lives in Africa but works wherever the wildlife calls. In her 15 years documenting wildlife, she’s been pinned by a cheetah, charged by an elephant, lions, and buffalo, and bitten countless times by snakes and lizards.

But her most recent assignment might prove her most difficult yet: producing a documentary about a rare black panther – the only one living in 250 square miles of dense forest in southern India. Get an inside look at the challenges and dangers of tackling an assignment in an unforgiving environment, to extreme weather to unexpected injuries – and worse.

 

 

 

Program Adults
  • Good for

    Teens & Adults

  • Location

    Theater

  • Brain Juice Focus

    Animals