Asia • 51m
Thirty years ago the toki, also known as the iconic crested ibis, became extinct in the wild in Japan. Dedicated scientists have since, with some difficulty, managed to breed the last remaining birds in captivity and to return their off-spring to the wild
Up Next in Asia
Eco TrailBlazers - Mahesh Bhatt
Mahesh Bhatt is a vet with a passion for wild animals - he has worked extensively with cheetahs in east Africa and with elephants in south Asia
High Plains Wild
Rising from the plains are massive buttes. lies a world of short-grass prairies, pine woodlands, and mountain mahogany shrubland. On top of these massive buttes lives a rare species of big-horned sheep, Once wiped out, this species is now thriving in this rich landscape.
A Steppe Ahead
Can an ambitious conservation plan save the underdeveloped Eastern Mongolian Steppe's, the last bio-region of its type, from development ruin? Filmmaker John D. Liu travels to Mongolia to find out.