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Down to Earth With Dagmar

Down to Earth With Dagmar

Stories to inform, awaken and inspire San Diego

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.

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 at 07:32 PM PST

The Rhinoceros Extinction Crisis

The Rhinoceros Extinction Crisis

NBC 7's Dagmar Midcap shares details on her upcoming trip to South Africa to report on animal poaching and conservation.

Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017 at 07:23 PM PST

San Diego Zoo Shares Adorable Dwarf Crocodiles

San Diego Zoo Shares Adorable Dwarf Crocodiles

NBC 7’s Dagmar Midcap takes a look at some of the San Diego Zoo’s adorable dwarf crocodiles on this week’s Down to Earth. The small but mighty creatures share a similar lifespan to humans.

Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017 at 10:18 PM PST

Making Water From Air

Making Water From Air

A high profile panel discussion featuring leaders in water technology, conservation and innovation will be held Wednesday night to showcase the potential solution to our water troubles. NBC 7’s 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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