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Nigel Marven travels back in time to rescue exotic creatures on the brink of extinction. CGI is used to create animals no longer seen on earth, from woolly mammoths, and T Rex, to dinosaur-eating crocodiles.
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Series cast summary:
Nigel Marven ...
 Himself (6 episodes, 2006)
Rod Arthur ...
 Park Keeper Bob (6 episodes, 2006)
Suzanne McNabb ...
 Park Vet Suzanne (6 episodes, 2006)
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 Narrator (6 episodes, 2006)
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Nigel Marven travels back in time to rescue exotic creatures on the brink of extinction. CGI is used to create animals no longer seen on earth, from woolly mammoths, and T Rex, to dinosaur-eating crocodiles.

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Extinction Doesn't Have To Be Forever...


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Trivia

The show put forward the then-proposed idea that the ostrich-like dinosaurs were water-going filter-feeders like modern-day ducks. This theory isn't accepted anymore. See more »

Goofs

Even though the characters have a time machine, the need to act quickly to save prehistoric animals is brought up in several episodes. In one episode, it's even a plot point that they arrived too late to save some saber-toothed cat cubs, which makes no sense. See more »

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[repeated line]
Narrator: Welcome to the ultimate wild life sanctuary. Welcome to Prehistoric Park.
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Spun-off from Walking with Monsters (2005) See more »

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meh.
23 July 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This series is definitely the most entertaining on TV after the end of Dr who season 2. In a world full of reality TV trash, it's good to see a TV show with some effort put into it! This series is far from perfect- the effects are lesser to those of Jurrassic park and walking with dinosaurs even though they are 13 and 7 years old! And it doesn't have that 'wow' factor that the other two had. Maybe this is because of it's odd docu-style format. The title is a complete rip-off they could have come up with a more original name, couldn't they?! After just seeing 1 episode, i'd give it 8 out of 10. I'm deducting points because it's a bit of a rip off. But i'm sad that there won't be a second series until at least 2008. I was thinking i would be disappointed by this show because of the common and annoying amount of adverts ITV has injected onto us-- and i wasn't. :) :D


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