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Down to Earth With Dagmar

Stories to inform, awaken and inspire San Diego

Thursday, Nov 3, 2016 at 08:44 PM PDT

Recycling Cell Phones Could Help Fate of Endangered Bird

Recycling Cell Phones Could Help Fate of Endangered Bird

NBC 7's Dagmar Midcap has more on how recycling your old cell phones could help this beautiful bird.

Thursday, Oct 27, 2016 at 03:00 PM PDT

Dogs Dress Up in Halloween Costumes to Lift Patients' Moods

Dogs Dress Up in Halloween Costumes to Lift Patients' Moods

The 3rd annual Halloween Pet Parade at Sharp Grossmont Hospital was a testament to the power of the pooch because these dressed up dogs paraded through the cancer treatment center, immediately uplifting the...

Thursday, Oct 20, 2016 at 07:19 PM PDT

Breakfast with a Herd of Elephants at San Diego Zoo

Breakfast with a Herd of Elephants at San Diego Zoo

In the latest edition of Down to Earth with Dagmar, NBC 7's Dagmar Midcap received a special invitation for a breakfast party with a heard of elephants at the San Diego Zoo.

Thursday, Oct 20, 2016 at 12:02 PM PDT

Dagmar Midcap Meets a Bull Elephant

Dagmar Midcap Meets a Bull Elephant

Elephants are big and smart. Just how big and how smart? NBC 7's Dagmar Midcap found out first hand when she got a close look one of the San Diego Zoo Safari Park's bull elephants.

Thursday, Oct 13, 2016 at 07:54 PM PDT

Sweet Honey Bears Battling Habitat Loss, Facing Endangerment

Sweet Honey Bears Battling Habitat Loss, Facing Endangerment

Seed distribution and pollination are two of the Honey Bears' important duties in the rain forest. NBC 7's Dagmar Midcap is here to tell you all about them.

Thursday, Oct 6, 2016 at 07:24 PM PDT

Wild Vulture Population Dwindling in Africa and Asia

Wild Vulture Population Dwindling in Africa and Asia

Some vulture species in Asia are experience 50 to 99 percent decline, according to San Diego Zoo Safari Park staff. NBC 7's Dagmar Midcap has more on the important role vultures play in the ecosystem.

Thursday, Sep 29, 2016 at 07:32 PM PDT

Great Elephant Census Gives Chilling Detail of Population

Great Elephant Census Gives Chilling Detail of Population

Microsoft founder Paul Allen funded the Great Elephant Census, a research project on elephant population in Africa. Warning: The results are terrifying. NBC 7's Dagmar Midcap has more in the latest edition of...

Thursday, Sep 15, 2016 at 07:44 PM PDT

Carved Torrey Pine Becoming San Diego's Next Big Photo Spot

Carved Torrey Pine Becoming San Diego's Next Big Photo Spot

The "Del Mar Hawk", or "Sunset Seat" is the new cool spot to pose for a photo. NBC 7's Dagmar Midcap has the shot in the latest edition of Down to Earth With Dagmar.

Monday, Sep 5, 2016 at 06:45 AM PDT

Sand Sculpting as an Art Form

Sand Sculpting as an Art Form

What's more natural than making art from sand? In preparation for this weekend's Sand Sculpting Challenge, NBC 7's Dagmar Midcap take's a look at how these master sand sculptors are getting "Down to Earth."

Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016 at 12:32 PM PDT

Saving the Northern White Rhino

Saving the Northern White Rhino

The San Diego Zoo stores cell lines, sperm, eggs, embryos and reproductive tissue of Northern White Rhinos. NBC 7’s Dagmar Midcap has more in the latest edition of Down to Earth With Dagmar.

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NBC 7 Weather Anchor Dagmar Midcap’s enthusiasm for animals and all things environmental can be experienced through her segments, "Down to Earth with Dagmar." Her fascination with animals, both wild and domestic is a constant theme in her story-telling. Watch her weather forecasts daily on NBC 7 News at 4, 5, 6 and 11. Keep tabs on her through Twitter and Facebook or via email.
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