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woman who loves giraffes

Virtual Q&A and Documentary Screening: The Woman Who Loves Giraffes

anne innis dagg

Register now for the 2023 Snider Lecture featuring a free screening of the award-winning documentary, The Woman Who Loves Giraffes. The film will be followed by an exclusive pre-recorded Q&A with zoologist, alumna and honorary doctorate recipient, Anne Innis Dagg, and her daughter, Mary Dagg.

The Woman Who Loves Giraffes re-traces the steps of Anne Innis Dagg's groundbreaking 1956 journey to South Africa to study giraffes in the wild – and discovers a startling contrast between the world of giraffes she once knew and the one it has become. Weaving through the past and present, her harrowing journey gives us an intimate look into the factors that destroyed her career and the forces that brought her back