Myths and Legends of Wild AnimalsBarn Owls, Cats and Magpies

53 min

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In the Middle Ages, owls were nailed to doors, cats persecuted almost to extinction, and magpies considered unscrupulous thieves. But the animals are not only harmless, they also bring numerous advantages to the humans they live near. Cats keep mice populations in check at home, while in the fields the silent owl stops rodents from destroying the harvest. This documentary series appreciates the beauty of animals who've long been feared and hated in popular mythology. 

Director

Dominique Hennequin

Country

France

Year

2019

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