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It's not often that I purchase a title for sale, but love it so much I keep one for myself. This is one of very few books that makes it to my personal bookshelves. I thoroughly recommend it to anyone with an interest in travel, wild-life and with an appreciation for a well-crafted story told with great humour. I have photographed some of the text, selected randomly, to give the reader a real taste for the book.

Twenty years ago, zoologist Mark Carwardine teamed up with the late Douglas Adams (author of The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy) and together they embarked on a groundbreaking expedition, travelling the globe in search of some of the world's most endangered animals. Now Mark has teamed up with one of Douglas's closest friends -- comic genius Stephen Fry -- to see how all those animals have been faring in the years since. In Last Chance to See, and the accompanying major BBC television series, we follow the unlikely duo on six separate journeys which take them from the steamy jungles of the Amazon to the ice-covered mountain tops of New Zealand and from the edge of a war zone in Central Africa to a sub-tropical paradise in the North Pacific. Along the way, they search for some of the weirdest, most remarkable and most troubled creatures on earth.

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  • Seller location: North Shore, Auckland, NZ

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