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Martin Clunes: My Travels and Other Animals

  • Episode: 

    3 of 12

  • Title: 

    Animals in danger
  • Transmission (TX): 

    Thu 02 May 2019
  • TX Confirmed: 

    Yes
  • Time: 

    8.30pm - 9.00pm
  • Week: 

    Week 18 2019 : Sat 27 Apr - Fri 03 May
  • Channel: 

    ITV
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Series overview
 
For ten years, Martin Clunes has been travelling the world, trying to make sense of it through a series of magical, and often moving encounters. In this new series, he’s looking back at the best of those moments.  
 
Episode 3 - Animals in danger
 
Martin Clunes travels the world learning more about animals at risk. From the close-to-extinction Manta Ray to the Tasmanian Devils battle against facial cancer, Martin gets up close with wild Mongolian horses and learns about the British Bulldog.  
 
In Tasmania Martin learns of the horrific facial cancer endangering the legendary Tasmanian Devil and how there is hope on the horizon.  But itÕs not only the more exotic horses under threat Ð horses are vulnerable.  In Mongolia he gets up close to these un-tamed PrzewalksiÕs horses. In the Maldives he meets a marine biologist who is working to maintain the population of the close-to-extinction manta ray and in Cheshire Martin learns about the British Bulldog, originally bred to inflict pain and suffering on bulls and bears.