Escape from Extinction

Escape from Extinction

American Humane’s inaugural 90-minute documentary throws a vitally important spotlight on critical efforts that may be among the last, best chances to save one million species on the verge of a catastrophic mass extinction.

Narrated by Academy Award, Tony and Emmy-Award-winner Helen Mirren, the film examines the work of the major zoological organizations that are racing against the clock to preserve the million species disappearing in today’s Sixth Mass Extinction.


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Escape From Extinction

The dodo. Steller’s sea cow. The great auk. The broad-faced potoroo, the Falkland Islands wolf and the laughing owl. These are just a few of the incredible species that no longer exist. Since the year 1500, more than 680 species have gone extinct and today, according to the United Nations, one million plant and animal species are at risk of…
Savannah Young / September 22, 2020

Helen Mirren to Narrate American Humane’s Documentary “Escape from Extinction”

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, June 18, 2020 — American Humane, the country’s first national humane organization, today announced Helen Mirren has narrated its soon to be released documentary, “Escape from Extinction.” The organization’s first feature documentary “Escape from Extinction” showcases the critical efforts Certified Zoos and Aquariums are undertaking to preserve millions of species on the verge of disappearing forever. According…
June 18, 2020