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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
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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