Watch MILKING THE RHINO Tonight on Independent Lens

Posted on April 7, 2009
Everyone has seen a nature documentary with a ferocious kill on the Serengeti Plain. Well, here's a different story about villagers navigating the dangers and costs of living with wildlife. The Maasai of Kenya and Namibia's Himba people are vying to share a piece of the eco-tourism pie. But can they fulfill the expectations of Westerners without abandoning their native culture? "MILKING THE RHINO brings into focus the decades-long tension between efforts to conserve big game that attracts tourism and residents whose way of life is threatened," The Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH) Check out the trailer below: MILKING THE RHINO airs tonight at 10:00 PM on Independent Lens on PBS (check local listings)

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