This episode of “On Track” examines the cruelty and misery visited upon millions of animals every year by unscrupulous farmers who supply raw material for the international fur trade. Sadly, the campaigns are not working and the fur trade is booming on an unprecedented scale. Since this documentary was filmed, it has come to light the South Africa traders and consumers are contributing to these tragic activities in no small measure.
PLEASE NOTE: This is sensitive viewing, which shows acts of extreme barbarism being perpetrated against animals. However, for those with fur coats previously unaware of the issues, this is the essential viewing material.
This award winning, awe inspiring, documentary series deals with all things African. We look at the fascinating diversity and lives of the African wildlife….from the lush rainforests, to the arid desert sands to the vast oceans surrounding the continent. We also explore the rich diversity of cultures and traditions of the various peoples and regions of this magical land;and, investigate the fragile African environments and man’s interaction with her delicate ecosystems. Each program is headed up by a "Did you know" segment: an entertaining, even humorous, short subject followed by a fascinating feature story. Your whole family will enjoy this visual experience.