April 18, 2013

The Last Pure Pygmy and His Gift [video, 4:52]

In the remote border region between Burma and Tibet lives the Taron people, a "pure-blood" race of Mongoloid pygmies on the verge of self-imposed extinction. Rabinowitz shares his encounter with one family member, Dawi, who saw the "deep, deep hole" existing within both men — and the bounty of that friendship in his own life.

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is a zoologist and wildlife conservationist. He is founder and CEO of Panthera and the author of Life in the Valley of Death and Beyond the Last Village.