Stephen Fry and the naturalist Mark Carwardine follow attempts to move the world's rarest rhinos from a snowy zoo in the Czech Republic, to the expanses of Kenya in the hope that they will breed in the wild. With only eight of these creatures left on earth, the mission becomes a race against time to save the Northern White Rhino from extinction.
In the final episode Stephen Fry and naturalist Mark Carwardine go to the Sea of Cortez (Mexico) in search of Blue whales. In San Ignacio they encounter Grey whales- the "friendliest whales in the world". They see rock art on the mountains as they cross to the Sea of Cortez to look for whales.
Stephen and Mark head off to see the nocturnal flightless parrot - the Kakapo in New Zealand. They fly in a helicopter through the dramatic landscape of Fijordland - the last location of the Kakapo on the mainland.
Stephen Fry and naturalist Mark Carwardine continue their adventure in search of animals on the edge of extinction around the globe. In this episode, they travel to the Malay Archipeligo on their way to the Indonesian island of Komodo where they hope to see Komodo Dragons.
Stephen Fry and naturalist Mark Carwardine continue their adventure in search of animals on the edge of extinction around the globe. In this episode they travel to Madagascar in search of the mysterious nocturnal lemur, the Aye-aye. The boys visit Nosy Mangabe, an idyllic island where Mark encountered Aye-aye on his original visit with Douglas Adams.
In 1985 The Observer Colour Magazine paired up the naturalist Mark Carwardine and The Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy writer Douglas Adams and invited them to travel to Madagascar in search of the Aye-Aye, a strange and little known nocturnal lemur thought to be on the edge of extinction. Douglas and Mark found that they enjoyed the journey, and each other's company, to such a degree that they decided to spend a year travelling the globe in search of other endangered animals.
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