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NATURE | Broken Tail: A Tiger's Last Journey | A Mischievous Tiger | PBS

See the full episode at http://video.pbs.org/video/1799568633Filmmaker Colin Stafford-Johnson recalls Broken Tail's playful personality. From the beginning, wildlife filmmaker Colin Stafford-Johnson could tell Broken Tail was special. Curious, exuberant, and charismatic, Broken Tail wasn't afraid of anything. Stafford-Johnson and local guide, Salim Ali, spent over 600 days following and filming Broken Tail and his family. Then, one day, Broken Tail simply disappeared. A year later, Johnson and Ali heard news that Broken Tail was killed by a train in Darra, 100 miles away from Ranthambhore. This discovery raised new questions. How did Broken Tail travel so far away from home? Why did he leave in the first place?Stafford-Johnson and Ali set off on horseback, tracing Broken Tail's last journey, looking for answers. Talking to poachers and interviewing eyewitnesses, the duo travel across India, learning some surprising facts from this remarkable tiger's passage, and hoping they will help in the conservation of this endangered species."Broken Tail: A Tiger's Last Journey" airs on PBS Sunday, February 20, 2011 at 8pm and is part of the 29th season of the Peabody and Emmy award-winning series produced by Thirteen in association with WNET.ORG for PBS. Major support provided by Canon U.S.A. Inc.http://www.pbs.org /wnet/nature/episodes/broken-tail-a-tigers-last-journey/video-a-mischievous-tiger/6409/?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=pbs&utm_campaign=broken_tailTags:
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