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Adventure; To the Island of the Aye Aye


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To the Island of the Aye Aye
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Real-life stories which transport viewers on journeys set in remote mountain villages, endangered waterways, and through treacherous terrain. Each saga is filled with suspense and surprise for the modern day explorers who personify the spirit of discovery that lies at the heart of every ADVENTURE. See individual episodes for further descriptions. Series release date: 1987

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In the fall of 1990, world famous animal conservationist Gerald Durrell mounted a large scale search and rescue expedition into the remote interior of northeastern Madagascar looking for endangered lemurs and other rare animals on the brink of extinction. This film follows the expedition as the team searches for, collects, and finally transports back to the US these endangered creatures.



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Chicago: “Adventure; To the Island of the Aye Aye,” 07/01/1991, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed April 22, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B7A438E0FC76431F9B9109627BA7D603.
MLA: “Adventure; To the Island of the Aye Aye.” 07/01/1991. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. April 22, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B7A438E0FC76431F9B9109627BA7D603>.
APA: Adventure; To the Island of the Aye Aye. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B7A438E0FC76431F9B9109627BA7D603
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