Black Rhinoceros

Last Chance to SeeThis is a 2009 edition hardcover copy of Last Chance to See – In the Footsteps of Douglas Adams by Mark Carwardine with foreword by Stephen Fry. ISBN 978-0-00-785907-8.

100% of the proceeds from this auction will be provided to the International Rhino Foundation. The International Rhino Foundation is dedicated to the survival of the world’s rhino species through conservation and research.

From the dust jacket:

“Twenty years ago, zoologist Mark Carwardine teamed up with the late Douglas Adams (author of The Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy) and together they embarked on a groundbreaking expedition, travelling the globe in search of some of the world’s most endangered animals. Now Mark has teamed up with one of Douglas’s closest friends – comic genius Stephen Fry – to see how all those animals have been faring in the years since. In Last Chance to See, and the accompanying major BBC television series, we follow the unlikely due on six separate journeys which take them from the steamy jungles of the Amazon to the ice-covered mountain tops of New Zealand and from the edge of a war zone in Central Africa to a sub-tropical paradise in the North Pacific. Along the way, they search for some of the weirdest, most remarkable and most trouble creatures on earth….”

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UPDATE 8/17/2011: The auction has sold with a winning bid of $10.00. In turn, $10.00 was donated to the International Rhino Foundation (Donation ID# 1309).

[Photo by Yoky (Own work) – GFDL or CC-BY-SA-3.0-2.5-2.0-1.0, via Wikimedia Commons. Black Rhinoceros, picture taken at Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania.]



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