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Down to Earth With Dagmar

Stories to inform, awaken and inspire San Diego

Tuesday, Feb 27, 2018 at 08:18 AM PST

Down to Earth With Dagmar: The Extinction Crisis Part 1

Down to Earth With Dagmar: The Extinction Crisis Part 1

Rhino horn is one of the most valuable products on the planet. But the product is illegal. Despite, it's trade continues. NBC 7's Dagmar Midcap traveled to Africa for a closer look at the illegal poaching...

Wednesday, Jan 24, 2018 at 12:50 PM PST

Dagmar Midcap Microchips a Southern White Rhino

Dagmar Midcap Microchips a Southern White Rhino

 NBC 7's Dagmar Midcap documents the dehorning procedure of a Southern White Rhino.

Wednesday, Jan 24, 2018 at 12:58 PM PST

Africa: Rhino Rangers Are Passionate About Stopping Poachers

Africa: Rhino Rangers Are Passionate About Stopping Poachers

NBC 7's Dagmar Midcap reports on the efforts to battle well-armed and violent poachers from killing rhinos on reserve property.

Wednesday, Jan 24, 2018 at 12:52 PM PST

Thandi Thrives After Attack by Poachers

Thandi Thrives After Attack by Poachers

WARNING GRAPHIC VIDEO: NBC 7's Dagmar Midcap reports from the Kariega Game Reserve where a rhino was injured for her horn and required months of recovery. 

Thursday, Feb 1, 2018 at 07:42 PM PST

The Extinction Crisis: How Dogs Are Helping to Stop Poachers

The Extinction Crisis: How Dogs Are Helping to Stop Poachers

Poachers are disguising as tourists to enter wildlife preserves in South Africa. In this preview, NBC 7's Dagmar Midcap looks at how dogs are helping rangers stop the poachers before they enter the park.

Wednesday, Jan 31, 2018 at 09:17 PM PST

Sneak Peek: The Extinction Crisis with Dagmar Midcap

Sneak Peek: The Extinction Crisis with Dagmar Midcap

NBC 7's Dagmar Midcap shares a sneak peak of her feature discussing the extinction crisis of animals in Africa.

Wednesday, Jan 24, 2018 at 01:04 PM PST

Humans Care for Orphaned Rhinos in Africa Game Reserve

Humans Care for Orphaned Rhinos in Africa Game Reserve

Wednesday, Jan 24, 2018 at 12:54 PM PST

Horses and Dogs Are Used in War Against Poaching

Horses and Dogs Are Used in War Against Poaching

NBC 7's Dagmar Midcap reports on how horses and dogs are being used to keep an eye on animals that are at risk of poachers in Africa. 

Thursday, Jan 4, 2018 at 07:38 PM PST

Neglected White Tiger Cub Finds Home in Alpine

Neglected White Tiger Cub Finds Home in Alpine

A White Tiger cub caught up in the animal trading underworld has found a safe, loving home at Lions, Tigers and Bears in Alpine. NBC 7's Dagmar Midcap has the story.

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017 at 07:17 PM PST

Preview: The Rhino Extinction Crisis

Preview: The Rhino Extinction Crisis

NBC 7's Dagmar Midcap shares the sneak preview of a special segment on the rapid decline of Africa's rhino species.

About Us
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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