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MIPTV Picks 2012: Venom Island

The Komodo and Rinca islands of Indonesia are the homes of the Komodo dragon, but the 10-foot, 285-pound beasts aren't necessarily the most fearsome inhabitants of the area. The islands are also home to the largest collection of venomous creatures on the globe.
March 23, 2012

The Komodo and Rinca islands of Indonesia are the homes of the Komodo dragon, but the 10-foot, 285-pound beasts aren’t necessarily the most fearsome inhabitants of the area. The islands are also home to the largest collection of venomous creatures on the globe. Renowned natural history specialist Earth-Touch gets up close and personal with these dangerous denizens of the wild, travelling underwater and in the deepest forests to catch them in action.

Partners: Earth-Touch and Smithsonian Networks International, distributed by Earth-Touch

Length: 1 x 50 minutes

Airing: Q4 2012

Rights available: Worldwide, excluding U.S. and Canada

About The Author
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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