Last Chance To See

Last Chance To See

Amazonian Manatee
Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  ABC  |  October 10, 2010
Classification: General Classification: General
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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.

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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Rural News A look at rural and regional issues making the news this week. Heywire: Muriel Muriel Hunter had a tragic start to life and struggled in school, but now she's fulfilling her dream Defying the Drought A large part of eastern Australia is drought declared, and the big dry is hitting farmers and communities hard. But some farmers seem to be defying the drought. Marty McCarthy hits the road to meet them. Hall of Fame The rural press club honour is awarded to Queensland-based journalists who have made a significant contribution to the profession for more than 20 years and have helped support the next generation of rural journalists. Pip has been a reporter on the ABC’s flagship rural current affairs program Landline for the past 25 years and its host since 2012. Open Sesame Farmers and scientists in central Queensland have just trialled the country’s first commercial crop of black sesame seed and early results are showing great potential. Markets Report Market activity and analysis with Kerry Lonergan. Farm Tech Farmers have partnered with programmers, engineers and inventors to help make farming more efficient. It’s part of a University ‘Tech-Connect’ program and together they’ve come up with some very creative solutions to some everyday on-farm problems.
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