Douglas-Hamilton, Saba

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Name
Douglas-Hamilton, Saba Gender: F
born on 7 June 1970 at 19:00 (= 7:00 PM )
Place Naivasha, Kenya, 0s43, 36e26
Timezone BGT h3e (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 16°29' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 27°22 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 23°00'



Biography

Kenyan-born wildlife filmmaker and conservationist, she grew up amidst the family passion for wild animals. Her father was noted zoologist Iain Douglas-Hamilton who became an expert on elephants and co-wrote books about the noble beasts with his equally impassioned wife..Saba and her sister grew up knowing the animals well and after college in England, she landed a job in the natural history unit of BBC. She began studying chimpanzees and made a documentary about their life in the wild. She then began filming wild cats which resulted in "Big Cat Diary" in 2002, followed by a series on elephants, "Elephants of Samburu." In 2004 she and her sister produced "Heart of a Lioness." Her dad founded the organization "Save the Elephants" and she manages it. She and her husband Frank Pope married in 2006.

Events

  • Relationship : Marriage 2006 (Frank Pope)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 2002 ("Big Cat Diary")
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 2004 ("Heart of a Lioness")

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/programmes/who/saba_douglashamilton.shtml; place of birth is assumed from an article in the Scotsman

Categories

  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Entertain Producer (Documentaries)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Production jobs (Documentaries)
  • Family : Childhood : Family noted (Father was noted zoologist and mother co-wrote books with him)

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