Submitted on Monday, July 05 @ 16:08:31 UTC by Admin Grant M. Mc Ilrath - A.K.A - The Meerkat Man has worked with numerous film crews and made their footage possible allowing them to experience the trust of the meerkats / suricates that he has habituated.
Including the Meerkat Manor Series which was filmed on a past study site that Grant M. Mc Ilrath - A.K.A - The Meerkat Man helped establish and manage for over seven years from 1993 to 2000, and that still used his wildlife techniques for films, research.
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The Meerkat Magic Conservation Project proudly brings you The Meerkat Magic Video Diaries filmed in The Meerkat Magic Valley Oudtshoorn, Western Cape, South Africa - read this page for video links...
The Meerkat Magic Conservation Project proudly brings you The Meerkat Magic Video Diaries filmed in The Meerkat Magic Valley Oudtshoorn, Western Cape, South Africa. The true, unedited, no pre-determined script, no post editing, the real behind the scenes and science with truly wild and free meerkats / suricates, unfed, unhandled, uncaptured, never marked and never fitted with tracking devices - filmed and narrated by Grant M. Mc Ilrath - A.K.A - The Meerkat Man who has worked full time with wild meerkat / suricate in the wild since 1993 and is still doing this daily. The Meerkat Magic Video Diaries is the True story of the species, with real sounds, no music, and filmed as if the viewer was filming it themselves or standing there watching the event. You can watch the latest EPISODE at the following link...
The following International Film companies have worked with The Meerkat Man and The Meerkat Magic Conservation Project in various capacities over the years since 1993 amongst others - not all are listed here.
Fossil films Green Umbrella Big Wave Nature Vision with Richard Goss Kia Downer Productions Discovery Channel numerous.
National Geographic - filmed in 2000 and screened in 2001. This was the first film documenting the research project, with the professor from Cambridge University and Grant M. Mc Ilrath - A.K.A - The Meerkat Man appearing in the film, as scientists studying the Kalahari meerkats / suricates that Grant M. Mc Ilrath had habituated for seven years using his unique habituation techniques. It was titled "Meerkat Madness"- Nick Stringer was the Director etc.
BBC Natural History, a documentary filmed in 2001, titled The Natural World: Meerkats, with Simon King as presenter, using Grant M. Mc Ilrath's - A.K.A - The Meerkat Man wildlife habituation techniques.
In October 2003 The Meerkat Magic Conservation Project finished a new film project for Discovery Channel which was started in July 2002, in conjunction with presenter Nigel Marvin, and Image Impact and Wildthings at The Meerkat Magic Conservation Project in the Western Cape near Oudtshoorn, South Africa.
Animal Planet June 2004: films at The Meerkat Magic Conservation Project.
Kwela for Kyk Net television August 2004: films at The Meerkat Magic Conservation Project - this was aired on South African National Television for half an hour to over 200 000 viewers, this was in Afrikaans.
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You can view a few amazing filming images made possible by Grant M. Mc Ilrath - A.K.A - The Meerkat Man, of two of the three currently recognised wild meerkat / suricate subspecies in the world today, by pressing the link here: Press here
I have included a number of Testimonials from Cambridge University
and The University of Pretoria, Kruger National Park and a well known film
producer. Often my Wildlife habituation techniques have not been acknowledged in
research and films, but they use these techniques to allow them to get close to
These testimonials are just a reminder to all those who make
use of these techniques without acknowledging their original source, of the
intellectual property rights of these techniques, in the past and future with
regards to Wildlife habituation insights developed by Grant M. Mc Ilrath - A.K.A - The Meerkat Man for
very close and unobtrusive research on Wild animals.