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Title: Champions Of The Wild – Crocodiles / Komodo Dragons
Starring: In Association With Discovery Channel
Across the world scientists, activists and biologists dedicate their lives to studying some of the world’s rarest, most endangered species. Through years of close observation these individuals, often working against traditional scientific thought,have come to understand their animals better than anyone.They are the CHAMPIONS OF THE WILD.
CROCODILES:Never was there a beast quite like the crocodile to strike fear into the hearts of the entire
animal kingdom. Crocodiles are the last of the once great Arkazour Family. The ruling reptiles of a dangerous primevic world. The dinosaurs are long gone but the crocodile lies on one of the worlds great survivors.
KOMODO DRAGONS are the world’sheaviest living lizards. They can grow to a length of over 3 metres and weigh 91 kilograms. They can climb trees and like all lizards they are good swimmers. Their teeth are laterally compressed with serrated edges, resembling those of flesh – eating sharks. Thanks to impending ecological and economic threats the Komodo Dragon is one of the many species on the endangered list.The largest threat is volcanic activity, fire and subsequent loss of its prey base.Habitat alteration, poaching and tourism have most pronounced affect.Commercial trade in specimens or skins is illegal under the Convention on International Trade in