Follow the fortunes of four precious numbat pups, making their first explorations of the world beyond their burrow. with only 1000 left in the wild, each one of these pups is critical to the species’ survival. #magicallandofoz - sunday at 7.40pm.
Legendary actor jack thompson was 48 hours away from death when his kidneys failed, forcing him into a lifetime of dialysis treatment. a purple truck from the desert kept him alive to film his most important role yet. #australianstory - tonight at 8pm
On australia’s highest peak, most animals have retreated below the snowline to escape the deep freeze. but what is arguably australia’s toughest little mammal, the echidna, has stayed put. neither snow nor fast flowing river will halt the march of this spikey monotreme marvel. #magicallandofoz
Saltwater crocodile – adelaide river, nt. in australia’s humid top end, the saltwater crocodile rules the river systems. it was almost hunted to extinction and has, since protections were enshrined in law, slowly rebuilt its population. now, humans and crocs have found a mutually beneficial way to co-exist – with crocs showing off their hunting prowess to the delight of tourists. but the croc isn’t completely safe from callous hunters… every day they are relentlessly attacked by one of the top end’s most despised and abundant blood suckers. #magicallandofoz - tonight at 7.40pm.