are considered one of the most endangered primates on Earth.
Yunnan golden monkeys are considered one of the most endangered primates on Earth. © TNC/Long Yongcheng

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Back from the Brink: Saved from Extinction

Now Playing at Select IMAX® and Giant Screen Theaters

Giant-screen film Back from the Brink: Saved from Extinction tells the remarkable true story of three animal species rescued from brink of extinction: California’s enchanting Channel Island Fox, China’s fabled Golden Monkey and the wondrous migrating crabs of Christmas Island. 

Roam Pictures is sharing the successes of these endangered species with the world, highlighting The Nature Conservancy's work to help the Channel Island Fox and Golden Monkey. With thoughtful efforts, humans truly can help lessen the threats to at-risk species.

The Channel Island Fox

Outfoxing extinction How The Nature Conservancy's work helped the world's smallest fox make a comeback and avoid extinction.

Where to Find The Film

Back From The Brink is playing in IMAX®, giant screen and digital cinemas in museums, science centers, and other cultural institutions. Click here to find a theater screening the film near you. This list changes often, so check back for updates.

The Golden Monkey

Protecting the Yunnan Golden Monkey The Yunnan golden monkey now has more protections, thanks to The Nature Conservancy, the China Academy of Sciences and local Chinese partners.

What At-Risk Animal Are You?

Take this quiz to find out which at-risk animal you're most like.

For Educators, Parents, and Students:

The accompanying Back from the Brink Activity Guide provides additional learning tools for grades 3-8. This guide contains science lessons and activities that help to bring real-world relevance to the concepts of environmental science, biodiversity, ecosystem health and more.

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