12 Apr '11, 6pm

Thanks To 'African Cats' Film 9,500 Acres Of African Savanna Is Saved

We told you about the trailer for the upcoming film “African Cats,” which will focus on the “true story” of two big cat families attempting to make it in “the most wild place on Earth.” Now that it’s a little more than two weeks away from opening, real changes have already been taking place in the African savanna. Moviegoers have bought $1.7 million in tickets, and thanks to Disneynature’s “See ‘African Cats,’ Save the Savanna” campaign, that translates to the company making a contribution in honor of everyone who buys a ticket to the film’s opening week. So, in total, more than 9,500 acres of land within Kenya’s Amboseli Wildlife Corridor have been saved! A number that will continue to rise with ticket purchases. The film’s opening week is April 22-28th, and Alan Bergman , president of The Walt Disney Studios, said, “We are very impressed with the passion people are showi...

Full article: http://www.ecorazzi.com/2011/04/12/thanks-to-african-cats...

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