Last Chance to See
Last Chance to See is a BBC wildlife documentary series presented by Stephen Fry and Mark Carwardine, traveling across the world in search of animals on the edge of extinction. The series consists of six episodes, each of which attempts to seek out an endangered species and to investigate its plight. The main animal species dealt with in the series include: the Amazonian manatee in Brazil, the northern white rhino in Congo, the aye-aye in Madagascar, the Komodo dragon in Indonesia, the kakapo in New Zealand, and the blue whale in the Sea of Cortez.
Episode 1 - Amazonian Manatee
In this episode, Fry and Carwardine travel to Manaus in Brazil in search of the Amazonian manatee, a large aquatic mammal.
Episode 2 - Northern White Rhino
Focusing on finding northern white rhinos, Fry and Carwardine take a journey across Africa towards Congo and encounter a southern white rhino, chimpanzees, gorillas, elephants and black rhinos.
Episode 3 - Aye-aye
In this episode, Fry and Carwardine travel to Madagascar in a search for the aye-aye, and encounter the biggest and the smallest lemurs on earth.
Episode 4 - Komodo Dragon
On a journey through Malaysia and Indonesia to track down the deadly Komodo dragon, Fry and Carwardine help to release turtles into the wild and encounter one of the deadliest snakes on earth.
Episode 5 - Kakapo
Fry and Carwardine travel to New Zealand to find the last remaining kakapo, a fat, flightless parrot, and encounter other New Zealand rarities such as the kiwi and giant weta.
Episode 6 - Blue Whale
In this episode, Fry and Carwardine go to the Sea of Cortez to search for the endangered blue whale, the biggest creature that has ever lived.
|Last Chance to See - wikipedia
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