Human-caused climate change appears to have driven the Great Barrier Reef’s only endemic mammal species into the history books, with the Bramble Cay melomys, a small rodent that lives on a tiny island in the eastern Torres Strait, being completely wiped-out from its only known location.
More than 120 birds including 30 endemic species are shown in their natural environment. The documentary also includes animals of special interest: sea turtles, lizards, and snakes plus two of the most endangered land mammals of the world (Solenodon and Hutia) in its habitat.
Pearl charaxes (Charaxes varanes). Arabuko-Sokoke is a 420km sq forest that contains 20% of Kenya’s bird species, 30% of its butterfly species and at least 24 rare of endemic bird, mammal and butterfly species
Short-Eared Dog (Atelocynus microtis), also known as the short-eared fox, short-eared zorro or small-eared dog, is a unique and elusive canid species endemic to the Amazonian basin. This is the only species assigned to the genus Atelocynus
Baby Tenrecs (Lesser Hedgehog Tenrec) - endemic to Madagascar, looks like a hedgehog but it's actually a very different animal. The tenrec family comprises animals that look like hedgehogs, opossums and even otters, but are actually a great example of convergent evolution (the process whereby organisms not closely related independently evolve similar traits as a result of having to adapt to similar environments or ecological niches).