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Coming up on 5050 this Sunday 20 January

Date: Jan 17, 2019

Ukraine Lion Rescue

Born into a Ukrainian circus, lionesses Charlie, Kai and Luca had only ever known life behind bars. They were facing a lifetime in captivity until South African animal rights activist, Lionel De Lange, found them, and another male lion, Nathan, by chance, in November 2017. Join 50|50 as we follow this remarkable and heart-warming story of the lions journey from Ukraine all the way back to South Africa.

WONDERWÊRELD: BAT-EARED FOXES AND SILVER FOXES

Living in a semi-arid environment fox families have adapted perfectly to their environment. In Wonderwêreld we drop in on two families of Bat-Eared and Silver Foxes where they hunt, play and fight for survival in the beautiful Kalahari.

DOODSBENOUD: BUFFALO ATTACK

It was always Riaan Claassen’s dream to become a Wildlife Vet, so when the opportunity arises to dart a buffalo, he doesn’t hesitate. But, things go horribly wrong when he’s attacked by a female buffalo with devastating consequences. In Doodsbenoud we once again get a glimpse into how fragile life is… Don’t miss it!

SIMON SAYS: BELLY FLUFF

Where does belly-button fluff come from? Believe it or not, research into this question won an Australian researcher the Ig Nobel prize in 2002. Apparently navel fluff is most common in middle-aged men who have recently put on a bit of weight, and it’s much more prevalent in men than in women! Find out more on Simon Says.

VELDFOKUS

In VeldFokus the role of a buffalo herd ensures survival, birds menus are on display and what to do when the Karoo is burning hot.. you go for a dip even if you are a tortoise.
Tune in this Sunday at 19H00 on SABC 2!

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