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Uncovering the wild side

Wildest Africa’ is a celebration of Africa’s most spectacular locations, showcasing the full African experience. The four-part series journeys from the cradle of human civilisation to the most awe-inspiring natural wonders of the world by going on a safari to see the continent’s Big Five – Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Black and White Rhino and Cape Buffalo.

‘Wildest Africa’ discovers their secret locations, their culture and wildlife issues, as well as how the natural wonders they live in are being threatened and what is being done to overcome these environmental pressures.

Tune in to this episode on May 17 at 8 pm on Animal Planet.

Rescuing endangered species

The episode of ‘Catalyst’ on Discovery Science investigates this revolution, called Proteomics, and explores how it will affect every single one of us. Next, the Western Swamp Tortoise is the most endangered reptile in Australia.

It would be extinct if it were not for an intensive conservation programme and on-going human intervention. The episode shows the viewers what they can do to rescue endangered species and discuss the other side of the debate that suggests humans are playing God when they intervene in nature.

Finally, viewers join paleontologist Alex Cook as he searches for more species of the rare Australian pterosaur skeleton. Catch this series on May 17 at 9.30 pm.

The making of a chef

Tune into this exciting episode of ‘Hell’s Kitchen’ on TLC, that showcases aspiring young chefs, who are out for an ultimate challenge.

So will the young chef’s dream of fame and fortune flourish?

Or soon the dreams will become nightmares? Watch ‘Hell’s Kitchen’ on May 17 at 9 pm, to discover more.

On a deadly mission

In a remote mountain tribe, a young hunter D'Leh has found his heart’s passion, the beautiful Evolet. But when mysterious warlords kidnap Evolet, D'Leh leads a small group of hunters to the end of the world to save her.

He battles prehistoric predators, braves the harshest elements and learns that their ultimate fate lies in an empire beyond imagination, where great pyramids reach into the skies. And it is here that D'Leh finally comes to understand that he has been called to save not only Evolet but all of civilisation.

Starring Steven Strait, Camilla Belle and Cliff Curtis, watch ‘10,000 BC’ on WB on May 17 at 9 pm.

Lesson from air crashes

Every air crash is a catastrophe that leaves behind families and ruined lives.

But each air crash is also a lesson learnt. After each disaster one knows how to build safer planes, evacuate passengers more swiftly and avoid collisions.

Using powerful personal accounts from survivors, pilots and witnesses and aviation experts, this episode of ‘Air Crash Confidential’ on Discovery Channel, May 17 at 8 pm, investigates a selection of aviation disasters to reveal how and why tragedy still happens.

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