The Serval

Mystery-Cat of the Savanna

The Serval is one of the African Savannah’s most successful predators. The pattern and colour of its fur is very similar to that of cheetahs and because of its stature, it resembles a graceful, miniature version of the sprint world champ.

Director: Reinhard Radke

Reinhard Radke, born in 1948, studied electrical engineering and biology and obtained his doctorate in the field of behavioural biology and ecology in 1990. After many years as chief editor at ZDF, Radke returned to concentrate on work as a freelance wildlife filmmaker, setting his focus on East Africa. His work yielded 28 television productions for ZDF, NDR, BBC and other broadcasters, numerous articles as well as three books. His documentary feature film "Serengeti" appeared in German cinemas in 2011.

51 Min.
Director: Reinhard Radke
Script: Reinhard Radke
Cinematography: Reinhard Radke
Editing: Katrin Dücker-Eckloff
Music: Martin Lingnau; Ingmar Süberkrüb
Narrator: Michael Lott
Editor: Timo Großpietsch (NDR) ; Thorge Thomsen (NDR ARTE) ; Andrew Solomon (ORF)
Producer: Simon Riedel (Doclights / NDR Naturfilm); Jörn Röver (Head of Doclights GmbH)
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