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Experience on the giant screen the remarkable true story of three animal species rescued from brink of extinction in this science documentary narrated by Claire Danes.

Meet the scientists, park rangers and students working to save endangered animals around the world. Discover how California’s enchanting ‘Channel Island Fox’ is rescued from an invasion of Golden Eagles, the fastest recovery of a species in the history of animal conservation.

Join the former hunters of one of the world’s most endangered primates, the Golden Monkey, now protect them in the fabled mountains of China’s Yunnan Province.

Witness the wondrous migration of the ‘Christmas Island Red Crab,’ and marvel at their recovery from a Crazy Yellow Ant infestation in one of the most successful bio-control experiments ever undertaken.

Join this remarkable and heartfelt adventure to save endangered species around the world.

Duration: 40 minutes.

November 8, 2019 – June 30, 2020; Daily, 12 pm & 2 pm (unless otherwise noted)
January 23, 2020: No 12 pm showing

$6 adults; $5 children, students and seniors, plus NYSCI admission. Members: $4 per person; free for Family Explorer members. Reserved school/camp groups: $4 per person, plus group admission.

*Please be advised, purchase of museum admission is required in order to visit our 3D theater.

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