Stephen Fry searches for animals on the edge of extinction

About the series

Twenty years on Stephen Fry followed in Douglas Adams' footsteps and joined Mark Carwardine in search of endangered animals. The team is currently working on a special programme about the white rhino for broadcast later in 2010.

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Mark's Blog

It's been a strange week, to say the least...

Sirocco, the kakapo, has been taking the world by storm and made this endangered flightless parrot from New Zealand a household name.

Posted 26/10/09

Mark's wildlife images

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Stephen's Dispatches

Stephen's Dispatches

The fattest and largest parrot

Watch Stephen Fry's video blogs from New Zealand.

Stephen's Twitter highlights

Said hello to a kiwi. Wholly charming young bird. Didn't seem too frightened. Popped him back in his hold. Invercargill tomorrow.

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Douglas Adams

Gone Fishing!

Listen to the original Douglas Adams radio series first broadcast in 1989.

Douglas Adams Archive

Endangered Animals

Kakapo. Photo by Mark Carwardine


Mark Carwardine's take on the plight of the rarest animals in the world.

Earth news

Inky prints show state of hedgehogs

Wed, 17 September 2014 02:30:48 BST

Inky prints show state of hedgehogs

Hedgehogs are more thinly spread in the UK than previously believed, a study using ink pads to record their paw prints reveals.

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