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The New Explorers: Journey to Save a Crane / Islands in the Jungle DVD

The New Explorers: Journey to Save a Crane / Islands in the Jungle DVD

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  • Format: Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Run Time: 50 Minutes
  • Region: Region 1 Region?
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Language: English
  • Studio: A&E Home Video
  • DVD Release Date: October 19, 1997

See footage of a newly discovered bird deep in the Amazon jungle and journey to the remote fastness of Siberia on a mission of mercy to save endangered cranes.



An incredible voyage that spans continents and cultures, JOURNEY TO SAVE A CRANE examines two cases that have captured the attention of wildlife groups around the world.

Join host Bill Kurtis as he ventures deep into the remote fastness of Siberia on a multinational mission of mercy to save an endangered species of crane. Dr. George Archibald of the international Crane foundation reveals why these majestic birds are a vital and vulnerable part of the ecology, and tells how he hopes to collect information that will save them from extinction.

On the other side of the world, a new species has been discovered a bird which lives only on the mountain ridges that tower above the Amazon jungle. In ISLANDS IN THE JUNGLE, see incredible footage of the elusive bird, and meet John Fitzpatrick, the ornithologist who made the discovery.

From the sacred Inca city of Cuzco, Peru to the wild emptiness of Siberia, this is a thrilling exploration of the cutting edge of ornithology.

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