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Stan Brock Obituary – Wapishana People, British Guiana | The Times UK

Stan Brock obituary | The Times UK

Stan Brock presented a popular wildlife show on US TV in the Sixties

British adventurer who ran the biggest ranch in the world, starred in a wildlife show and set up a medical charity to help the poor

When he was a teenager Stan Brock urgently needed medical attention after being thrown from a wild horse in British Guiana. Had he been an Apollo astronaut needing treatment on the moon, he later mused, he would have been back on Earth within three days.

Here, among the Wapishana people in the remote savannah of South America, there was unwelcome news. “They told me I was 26 days away from the nearest doctor,” he told The Times last year.                  Continue reading