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Coming up on 5050 this Sunday 03 Feb 2019

Date: Jan 31, 2019

We’re starting off with a story on one of the least well-known creatures in Africa: pangolins.

PANGOLINS

We’re starting off with a story on one of the least well-known creatures in Africa: pangolins. Sadly, pangolins are the most illegally traded animals in the world – on a scale much, much bigger than even the ivory or rhino horn trade. Join us as we find out more and meet the people who dedicate their lives to rescuing and rehabilitating pangolins.

ALLAWêRELD: FROG PRINCE

In Allawereld it’s all about inspiring people doing inspiring things in the world of wildlife and the environment. In this edition we’re introduced to Fortunate Mafeta Phaka, who’s so passionate about frogs that he’s translated all the frog species names into a book in iSiZulu so more people can appreciate and understand our indigenous amphibians!

WONDERWÊRELD: LIFE ON THE REEFS

Beneath the world’s oceans, lie the largest living structures on the planet…. Coral reefs. They might only cover 1 % of the ocean but, they support over a quarter of all ocean life. Dive into Wonderwereld and discover these underwater wonderlands.

SIMON SAYS: VULTURES

In Simon Says this week the spotlight is on vultures and their spectacular eyesight. If you’ve always wanted to know how these birds manage to detect a carcass so quickly after a kill takes place, then don’t miss this episode!

VELDFOKUS

In VeldFokus we’ve got some magnificent footage of tawny eagles turning predator… cheetahs gorging on impala… and some strange heron behaviour.
Tune in this Sunday at 19h00 on SABC 2!

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