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The San Ignacio Lagoon, Baja, is the mid-point in a 10,000 mile long migration route for the grey whale - one of the longest migrations of all mammals. They come here to mate, give birth and raise their calves in the safety of the lagoon. Because they come here every year at the same time, it is one of the most guaranteed wildlife spectacles.
The first nest of the season is an exciting time for the scientists of the island. Mark has been to see it without Stephen and reports back saying it was the highlight of the trip. Under the roots of a tree, Lisa the kakapo sits on her nest and will be monitored by the researchers with remote cameras until the eggs hatch.
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.
One of almost a 100 species of lemur, the dancing sifaka has an extraordinary and unusal gait when they are forced to come out of the trees and move about on the ground.
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- Premiered: January 1, 2011
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: A zoologist spans the globe looking for animals in danger of becoming extinct. (more)