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Documentary about Peter Scott, a man who once pursued the sport of wildfowling but who went on to become a world leader in the conservation movement. The discovery of unique archive film, kept by Philippa Scott, charts the life of this pioneering naturalist. The son of polar explorer Captain Robert Scott, Peter was also an acclaimed wildlife artist, Olympic sportsman and broadcaster who, in his 1950's wildlife programme Look, alerted millions to the dangers threatening wildlife.