Henry Cavill described Gerald Durrell as 'charismatic and wonderful' man with a 'remarkable legacy'.
He was speaking at today's Durrell Challenge, raising money for the wildlife conservation park.
The Hollywood actor is an ambassador for the charity and says he doesn't want to let Gerald's hard work in conservation 'slide into darkness'.
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The aim is to boost the mental health of those who may normally feel socially isolated as well as creating a sense of community.
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St Martin, St Ouen, Grouville and St Clement are the only parishes on the island that do not take recycling outside of people's homes.