BEACH JACKALS

Threatened by the guns of Southern Africa’s farmers, some black-backed jackals have found a new shelter in a restricted and arid area: Namibia’s Skeleton Coast.

Here, they adapt to a new lifestyle. They are learning to catch new coastal prey, and how to collaborate to catch bigger ones such as the fur seals. This requires cooperative hunting – a behavior rarely seen amongst these canids – and therefore social and communication skills. Some jackals succeed, other become scavengers… or die.


Details: 52′ 4K HDR HD

Directed by Bertrand LOYER