Last Chance to See With Stephen Fry
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Join Britain’s best-loved wit and raconteur, Stephen Fry, as he follows in his late friend Douglas Adams’ footsteps, with zoologist Mark Carwardine, in search of some of the rarest and most threatened animals on earth. In the 1980s celebrated writer Douglas Adams (The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy) teamed up with Mark Carwardine and together they embarked on a groundbreaking expedition, travelling the globe in search of the world’s endangered animals. Twenty years later Stephen Fry returns with Mark to see if the species still exist. Their journey uncovers some of the weirdest, most remarkable and most troubled creatures on earth. Last Chance to See is a unique insight into the disappearing world around us, and this is their hilarious, entertaining, informative and thought-provoking adventure.
|1||VideoAmazonian Manatee||Stephen Fry and zoologist Mark Carwardine set out to discover how the lugubrious Amazonian manatee, a freshwater mammal, has survived the last two decades, but Stephen breaks his arm deep in the Amazon rainforest.||59:19||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|2||VideoNorthern White Rhino||On a journey across Africa towards the war-torn Congo, the travellers encounter chimpanzees, gorillas and elephants, but are there any northern white rhinos still alive in the wild? The news is not good but there is some hope in the remarkable project under way to save the black rhino in Kenya.||59:11||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|3||VideoAye-Aye||In Madagascar, the travellers encounter the biggest and the smallest lemurs on earth. But they are searching for the aye-aye, a peculiar lemur which, according to local legend, brings death to those who encounter it.||59:11||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|4||VideoKomodo Dragon||On a journey through Malaysia and Indonesia to track down the deadly Komodo dragon, the travellers help to release turtles into the wild and encounter one of the deadliest snakes on earth.||59:11||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|5||VideoKakapo||In New Zealand the travellers make their way through one of the most dramatic landscapes in the world. They are on a journey to find the last remaining kakapo, a fat, flightless parrot which, when threatened with attack, adopts a strategy of standing very still indeed.||59:11||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|6||VideoBlue Whale||In a dramatic conclusion to the series, the travellers have a close encounter with grey whales and meet the deadly Humboldt squid in a search for the mighty blue whale, the biggest creature that has ever lived.||59:11||$2.99||View in iTunes|
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A fantastic show, that really gets into the conservation message while having fun the whole time!
This was such a wonderfull program, I really cannot say enogh about it.
Both Stephen and Mark work so well on camera, really funny aswell as covering serious topics to do with conservation. I learnt so much from this, and can watch it many times over. You simply must see it.