Walt and The Lemmings

Furthering our exploration of the Disney company’s foray into nature documentaries, here is the Oscar-winning classic “Arctic Wilderness” which has a very famous section showing lemmings at play who then hurl themselves off a cliff. You can see the documentary here:

According to many sources, this documentary which shows the mass lemming slaughter has been discredited. You can read more here courtesy of the Alaska Department of Fish & Game.┬áTo find out more behind this sordid tale of furry suicide, check out Lucas Hnath’s imaginative leap of a play.

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