H2O BEHIND THE SCENES CREW PART 1 Adam goes behind the scenes of the kids hit TV show H2O! TOP JOB: ANDY GRIFFITHS Nat catches up with one of Australia's top selling children's authors - Andy Griffiths. PRACTICAL NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but there only 3 words to describe Pip's photos; not very good! So, photographer Todd Burrows gives her some advice to become a master of nature photography. JOURNEY TO THE NEWSPAPER Tess embarks on an incredible journey to find out where our newspapers come from. FACT OR FICTION Is it true that we lose bones as we grow old and is 'The Bends' a nickname given to the World Champion Limbo Dancer at the 'Things You Can Do With A Broomstick Festival'?
CATTLE DOG TW PRESENTER ANALOGY Cattle Dogs are on show and in the limelight, but are they has precious as TV presenters? Adam finds out! WILD PLATYPUS Pip takes an early-morning trip to a secluded creek to try to spot a famously shy and elusive Aussie native - the Platypus. TAWNY BABY We all know that animals are at their cutest when they've just been born, but can the same be said for a tawny frogmouth? Well tune in to find out! KANGAROO INVASION Nothing says Australian wildlife like the kangaroo. But you don't normally see them over-running back yards in country towns! Sean meets a kangaroo expert who sheds some light on this strange phenomenon. NAT ON SAFARI - ZEBRA Nat goes on an African Animal Safari - this week it's the Zebra. RISK FACTOR - CASSOWARY They have a weird helmet on their head, eat a healthy diet of fruit and seeds and live in one of the most beautiful Aussie locations. So why are cassowaries in trouble?
BUSH DETECTIVE: IDENTIFICATION Now it's pretty easy to identify an animal when you're staring it right in the face; but what if the clues were a little more bit more cryptic. Would you be able to tell what an animal is from its footprint, left over skin or its poo? Well stay tuned, because we are about to find out how to be Bush Detectives! DEADLY AUSTRALIANS: REDBACK SPIDER Col introduces us to another Deadly Australian - the Redback Spider. PALM COCKATOO Tess meets the only two Palm Cockatoo's in captivity in Australia at Adelaide Zoo. ASK DR CHRIS - SIAMESE FIGHTING FISH The Bondi Vet, Dr Chris Brown, chats with Nat about Siamese Fighting Fish. PELICAN REHABILITATION Adam meets twins Bridgette and Paula, tireless wildlife carers dedicated to rescuing and rehabilitating injured pelicans and other seabirds. We look at a typical day in the busy lives of the twins, and find out exactly how much work goes into nursing a pelican back to health. THE GREAT DEBATE - WHICH ANIMAL IS THE LAZIEST? The Great Debate pits the words, wisdom and wit of two TW presenters (Natalie and Adam) against each other. Which animal is the laziest? Is it the slow moving sloth or sleepy Koala?
Totally Wild Extreme is all about sport! STRONG MAN Colin meets 16 year old Casey Snodgrass, who holds the world record for the heaviest weight lifted by someone under 18 and was the first person ever to lift something more than twice his own weight. SAILING WORLD CUP Nat hits the water at the ISAF sailing world cup. DOWNHILL SKATE BOARDING Sean checks out the ultimate adrenaline rush - downhill skateboarding. TOP JOB: LIFE GUARD Tess finds out what volunteer lifeguards go through to pass the test! Tune in to see how she goes!
TW CHALLENGE: MINI MOTORBIKE Pip is challenged to race a mini motorbike. She's racing against some state champs and a bunch of kids half her size. Will she make it around the track with out a stack?? GEO CACHING With a love for technology and adventure Colin is out in the Adelaide Hills tracking down a geo - cache... Let's hope he knows how to read his GPS. FUN PARK SCIENCE You might think that a fun park is all about having fun, and it is, but there is a lot more to it than that! Sean explores a fun park and explains the science behind some of the popular attractions. NEW AGE ROBOTS Nat checks out the latest and greatest robots! RAFT BUILDING Tess learns how to build a mean raft with the Adelaide Scouts! Will she stay afloat? FACT OR FICTION Is it true that humans shed their skin and how does a compass point north?
VENOMOUS SNAKES A red bellied black, a death adder and a tiger snake.... just a few little hurdles Pip encounters on her quest to eat a lolly snake. It's time to find out the difference between venomous and non venomous! HIPPOS Natalie tells us everything we wanted to know about the Hippopotamus and then some. FLAMINGOS It was meant to be a story on Australia's only two resident flamingos, but when Col arrived they were both asleep! Imagine how grumpy they were when Col woke them up... AFRICAN LOVEBIRDS Adam discovers exactly why the African lovebird is called a lovebird. LABRADOR QUARANTINE DOG Traditionally, beagles have been the breed of choice for the nose-worthy job of a quarantine detector dog, but times are changing, and Sean meets a member of the new class; Keegan the Labrador. QUIZZIN WITH COXY - SHARKS TEETH How sharp are you when it comes to Sharks? Could you guess how many teeth are in the jaws of a great white?
Totally Wild Extreme is all about sport! BIKE POLO CHAMPIONSHIPS Nat heads to the 1st ever National Bike Polo Championships to find out all about this new sport... BLACK BELT BOY Stacey meets a young Taekwondo black belt champion. CAVE OF WAVES Hmmm, nice south easterly, bit of a low pressure system about and not too much wind; should be a good to day to learn how to surf! Well, it doesn't actually matter what the conditions are like today because I'll be taking my surfing lesson in an artificial wave pool! TEN PIN BOWLING BLIND Tess learns how blind and visually impaired bowlers tackle a bowling alley in style!
TOP JOB: POLICE OFFICER After an embarrassing arrest Col finds himself at the South Australian Police Academy where he learns all about becoming a police officer... WHEEL OF BRISBANE Pip visits the Wheel of Brisbane to find out how this 60m high Ferris wheel rolls. HIGHLAND DANCING Sean catches up with Commonwealth champion highland dancers, and discovers one of them has actually danced in front of royalty!!! Sean on the other hand... needs help with the dance. JOURNEY TO A TORTILLA Adam loves his Mexican food so he decided to found out how a Tortilla is made. TOTAL FIRE BAN It only takes one spark from a campfire or match for a fire to ignite and spread out of control. Fortunately there's a safe measure in place to prevent these types of bush fires from happening. Stacey asks Ranger Ros what a Total Fire Ban is, what you can and can't do and why.
SHARK VET CHECK How many people can say they get to wrestle sharks for a living? Not many but luckily Dr Rob at the Melbourne Aquarium, getting up close and personal with some of these magnificent creatures is all in a day's work. QUEEN BEE BREEDER Sean enters the world of queen bee breeding with a professional... who catches the queen with his bare hands, literally! DUNDEE BABY CROCS Col gets hands on with his favourite reptile - the crocodile. PEACOCKS AS PETS Stacey tackles the pros and cons of owning a peacock at a pet. EXTRA BODY PARTS Animals that have extra bits... for a very good reason! QUIZZIN WITH COXY - GIRAFFE AND MOUSE Just how many bones are in a Giraffes neck? The answer may surprise you...
COOL JOB: MARINE RESCUE OFFICER Aaron is no stranger to the Totally Wild camera, and this is a story dedicated to all the good work he does saving South Australia's marine life. BEHIND THE SCENES - MINTON FARM Tess spends the day at Minto Farm giving a helping hand feeding the 300 resident animals. SEA JELLY COLLECTION Forget collecting stamps, model cars and autographs. Nat's just discovered a cool collection with a difference. She joins aquarist, Marcus Bavin as he collects Sea Jellies for Melbourne Aquarium's collection. RISK FACTOR - WEDGE TAIL EAGLE The Wedge Tailed Eagle is a majestic bird found throughout Australia but they're a threatened species. Stacey discovers why. ANIMAL BOTTOMS They're not just for sitting on, and not always in the right place. a few fun facts on some animal bums THE GREAT DEBATE Who would win in a battle a Great White Shark or a Saltwater Crocodile? The Great Debate pits the words, wisdom and wit of two TW presenters (Adam and Colin) against each other. This week we debate, who would win in a battle a Great White Shark or a Saltwater Crocodile?
BARNUM Roll up roll up as Nat meets the student performers in a spectacular school musical called Barnum. BISONS Tess finds out all about the largest living land mammal in North America - the American Bison! It's tall, it's hairy and it can outrun an Olympic sprinter! RAIL JAM TRAINING Stacey hangs out with some awesome wake-boarders who are training for a big rail jam competition. SOLAR BOAT BOATS What do you get when you cross boat racing and solar energy? A solar boat race! SNAKE AWARENESS Pip meets a professional snake catcher and learns how to deal with unwelcome reptile visitors in the warmer months.
TW CHALLENGE - SKY SCRAPER Col has been challenged to wash windows... windows that are approximately 100 METRES OFF THE GROUND! Join Col as he slides down the abseil line to wash the windows of a 13 storey building! SNOW GROOMING Nat finds out what happens after dark in the Mt Buller snow fields. INLINE VS ICE What's the difference between inline and ice hockey? More than the blades Pip finds out... FALCON ROV UNDERWATER VEHICLE ROV's can explore the deep depths of the ocean! Like a remote controlled submarine! COOL! PIG RACING Tess hangs out at the Royal Adelaide Show and is shown that Pigs really do fly!
GO KARTS SIBLINGS Today we're hanging out with a brother and sister duo that will stop at nothing to beat each other on the go kart track. SHADOW PUPPETS Nat meets a puppeteer to find out exactly what goes in to making and controlling puppets. TOP JOB: PROJECTIONIST Col goes to the movies and checks out the top job of the man behind the scenes - the projectionist. ARTLAB Tess goes behind the scenes to see how delicate items are restored, and what is involved - from motorbikes to bugs, stuffed birds to outside memorials! DOG DEAFNESS RESEARCH Pip checks out the latest in technology when testing puppies for hereditary deafness.
.NOISY BIRDS Stacey meets up with animal man Martin Fingland and compares Birds with Humans, we're surprisingly alike! SPITFIRE CONSTRUCTION Pip flies back in time and meets a man who re-creates planes from the 1930s in his backyard! LIVING IN THE SNOW Nat finds out what it's like to live at the snow fields of Mt.Buller in Victoria. ZOO UPKEEP Sean gets his hands dirty helping out a Wildlife Park. FISHERIES RESEARCH Colin finds out how, with the help of research, seafood can stay on menu long into the future
YUKIGASSEN Nat tries her hand as the Japanese sport of snow ball fighting! WILDLIFE VOLUNTEER Adam meets a wildlife volunteer who rescues and rehabilitates injured native animals. ATHLETE ANALYSIS - JUSTIN SHERMAN It's time for another ATHLETE ANALYSIS. Today's athlete is AFL super star Justin Sherman. LAWN BOWLS Pip hits the green with some unlikely looking lawn bowlers to find out about the sport. TREE HOUSES Tess builds a tree house with help of some girl guides
MUSEUM STORAGE The things on display at the SA Museum are only 10% of their enormous collection. Tess goes undercover with special permission, to check out what's behind the scenes. WOODEN SURFBOARDS Hundreds of years ago ancient Hawaiians used to take to the waves on wooden surfboards. Sean visits engineer Andrew Wells who designs and makes them. BABY POSSUMS Who can resist baby possums? Not Ranger Stacey! She's tracked down some adorable young marsupials straight from the pouch. MANSFIELD MACAQUES Natalie comes face to face with this group of cheeky monkeys. FARM SCHOOL Pip pulls on the overalls to study animal husbandry, at school. Looking after farm animals is all well and good, until it's time to clean up where they've been!
PARACHUTE FORMATION Ever wondered what happens when a parachute formation jump doesn't go to plan? Adam meets 4 of the 36 skydivers who broke a record, but on the shoot day, it goes horribly wrong! RIDING LESSON Tess takes the reigns firmly in hand and mounts up for a horse riding lesson. GLOSSY BLACK COCKATOO Sean finds out why these amazing birds need really old trees to survive. TIGER SHARK ECOLOGY Pip gets up close and personal with tiger sharks, and a scientist who is studying their biology. But don't worry, they're not live specimens! ASK DR CHRIS Dr Chris the Bondi Vet answers Totally Wild viewers' questions. Today it's about a Labrador.
BABY ROO Natalie meets a very lively character called Snickers. He's a kangaroo joey that is being hand raised at Ballarat Wildlife Park in Victoria. Nat gets to feed him and play with some of his other joey friends at the park. FLOWRIDER Adam is not famous for his sporting prowess, he finds it a challenge to stay balanced and employ technique at the same time. But he may have found his surf legs with the Flowrider! SCHOOL TREE PLANTING DAY Sean hooks up with a school that's creating a haven for local wildlife. HELICOPTER SAFETY Pip takes the easy option and observes the Ten news staff as they go through their helicopter escape training. They have to get out of a cage, upside down, seat belted in and blindfolded. HEARING DOGS Tess meets up with a dog that has a full time career as an aid to a woman with hearing problems. This clever pooch alerts her when the oven timer goes off, when there's someone at the door, when the phone rings, even when it's time to get up.
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