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MIPTV Picks ’16: Nature’s Super Dads

From the bird world to mammals and amphibians, nature offers plenty of examples of dads that pull their domestic weight, and this informative doc provides a playful overview.
March 15, 2016


Partners: MFP; distributed by Zed
Length: 1 x 52 minutes
Premiered: February 2016
Rights available: Worldwide

Typically in wildlife films, when it comes to family life in the animal kingdom, we see plenty of shots of mothers tending to their offspring while the fathers prowl the landscape to provide. This documentary looks at several species that share the parenting load a little more equitably. From the bird world to mammals and amphibians, nature offers plenty of examples of dads that pull their domestic weight, and this informative doc provides a playful overview.

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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