Der Clan der Hyänen

Hyenas are considered cowardly scavengers although they are far more effective hunters than lions. Their anatomy is unique, lungs and heart are particularly powerful. Hyenas can therefore rush their prey over many kilometers to exhaustion. Although they live in large families, they often hunt in only small groups or even alone. "The Clan of Hyenas" shows the animals, which are among the most successful animals in Africa, beyond the cliché, as social, well-organized family groups.

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.

43 Min.
Director: Reinhard Radke
Script: Reinhard Radke
Cinematography: Reinhard Radke, Ivo Nörenberg (Drohnenkamera)
Editing: Klaus Müller
Music: Martin Lingnau, Ingmar Süberkrüb
Narrator: Stefan Kaminski
Editor: Meike Neumann, NDR/ARTE
Producer: Britta Kiesewetter (Doclights GmbH / NDR Naturfilm)
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