Big Five Asia - The Komodo-Dragon

The Komodo dragon is the largest living lizard of our time. The current population is estimated at only about 2,400 animals. The filmmakers made surprising shots of the Komodo dragons - never seen before. However, you need strong and steady nerves.


Director: Markus Schmidbauer

Markus Schmidbauer was born in Vilseck in 1966. Following his Abitur in 1986, he studied biology in Regensburg from 1987 - 1993. Since 1997, he has worked as a freelance biologist. Since 200, he has also worked for Bavarian Television and since 2001 for Wildlife documentaries in TV channels, such as BR, ARD and Arte.

44 Min.
Director: Markus Schmidbauer
Script: Markus Schmidbauer
Cinematography: Paul Hien
Editing: Jan Krüger
Music: Ulrich Rassy
Narrator: Gert Heidenreich, Ekkehardt Belle
Editor: BR/Bernd Strobel, BR-Arte/Christine Peters
Producer: BR/arte/Global Screen