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.
AUSTRALIAN MUSTER EXPERIENCE The team at Australian Muster Experience has put together a show to give the city slickers a taste of what it's like to muster a massive herd of cattle. FLYBALL If your dog is over 12 months of age and loves to chase, jump, catch and retrieve, they might be suited perfectly to the dog sport of Flyball. Tess finds out what they do when they play. SNOW MAKING Natalie is in the snowfields of Mt Buller in Victoria, finding out how recycled water is made into snow and pumped out across the ski slopes. ALL THAT DANCE A bunch of girls and one guy are off to the US to dance at the theme parks and to train with some of the best choreographers in the world. YACHT CHALLENGE VOLUNTEER Adam's been given the challenge to infiltrate a yacht race, but how will he go with 155 boats and more than 300 young yachties?
CANOE POLO Adam's relaxing dip in the pool is crashed by a team of canoe polo players. How does our not so athletic reporter survive this action sport? Will he keep his canoe and his head above water? ARMY CHALLENGE Tess has been challenged to complete an obstacle course at the South Australian Army Barracks but there's a catch! For some reason Col turns up and that changes everything! TOP JOB: WILDLIFE MAGAZINE EDITOR Sally Townsend it the editor of "Crikey" wildlife magazine. She takes us through the ins and outs of her very busy but fun job. PESTS NO MORE Fire ants can cause massive problems to this wide brown land, but Stacey is on the case to find out how we can send these darstardly ants a permanent eviction notice. PENGUIN CHECK Nat accompanies a keeper as he conducts a vet check on a group of King and Gentoo Penguins.
SUPER BIKE CHAMP Superbikes are production motorbikes which have been modified for racing, and are capable of reaching speeds of 280 kilometres per hour. In this story. Totally Wild catches up with Australian Superbike Champ Glenn Allerton. PAGEANT FLOAT Some young SA students have won the chance to have their design of a mini float appear in the 2009 Christmas Pageant! Tess goes behind the scenes to see what they've come up with and get a sneak peek at some of this year's floats! BABY KOALA Totally Wild doesn't get much cuter than this! Misty is a baby koala and Col has the extremely difficult job of giving her as many cuddles as possible. ELECTROFISHING Pip's set for a fishing trip but ends up finding out a much quicker and safer way of catching fish... for research purposes- not eating! GLOSSY BLACK COCKATOO NATURE CORRIDOR Adam's trekking around a dam to help a threatened species - The Glossy Black Cockatoo!
OLD TIME TRAVEL Tess heads to the South Australian Maritime Museum to find out what life was like onboard the sailing ships in the 1840's...only problem is, Tess drops off to sleep while filming and has a very strange dream.... ENRICHMENT TOYS Stacey heads to Dreamworld and helps to create some very enriching toys for the resident animals including a Tassie Devil! STRANGE BUT TRUE - ECHIDNAS Tess takes a closer look at one of the unique creatures of this wide brown land - the echidna. CYCLE OF A ROCK LOBSTER There one of the most popular dishes on the seafood menu, but we need to make sure they're around for future generations - so Sean is finding out how to farm a lobster. ASK DR CHRIS The Bondi Vet, Dr Chris Brown is talking with Nat about cats.
ANIMAL ADOPTIONS After moving to Adelaide 10 months ago, Colin is still feeling a little lonely and decides to adopt an animal from the Adelaide Zoo. Problem is there's just so many to chose from! SQUIRREL MONKEY In this story we hang out with an elderly group of squirrel monkeys, but don't let their age fool you! These South American primates can still speedily negotiate their way through the canopy. They also have a friend which they hang out with known as the Agouti - what's that I hear you ask? Well you'll have to watch to find out! FUNNEL WEBS Pip is learning all about the funnel web spider...from a safe distance of course! INTERNATIONAL OPTIMISTS Adam is hanging out with a young yachtie who is part of the global racing group - International Optimists! STADIUM LIGHTS Tess is at a sports stadium to find out what has to be done to look after and maintain a venue that seats 53,000 people!
ROCKET MAN We've covered so many different hobbies on totally wild, from model trains to kite flying. One hobby that I haven't covered though is the explosive pastime of rocket building. So set your clocks, because today we are going to be launching our very own rocket! DOLPHIN RESEARCH Stacey joins a research team on a very special mission - to find wild dolphins and the objective? To shoot them! No, it's not what you think - it's all in the name of finding out more about dolphins and we promise that no dolphins were harmed in the making of this story! CROC POND Colin is on hand to help a keeper move three freshwater crocs into a different pond - not for the faint of heart! JOURNEY TO A TW POSTER Sean sets out to find out posters are printed. BABY WOMBAT Tess meets a newborn Australian Marsupial and it's one of the cutest baby animals that she's ever seen!
WHEELCHAIR RUGBY It's fast, it's got a ball and it's an Olympic sport - Pip is court side to learn all about Wheelchair Rugby, but it's not long before she's having a go herself! Make sure you check it out! WACKY LIZARD NAMES Australia has more lizard species than nearly any other country on the planet. When it came to naming all of these Aussie reptiles, early naturalist got pretty creative and in this story we check out a few of these oddly named lizards! JOURNEY TO PASTA Pasta is one of the oldest foods in the world and Stacey has always wondered how it's made - so she finds out. YOUNG ACHIEVER BMX Tess checks out the BMX skills of young achiever Sam Willoughby, current Junior Elite BMX World Champion. ASK DR CHRIS The Bondi Vet, Dr Chris, chats with Nat about introducing old dogs to puppies.
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