A man in a scorpion-sting coma, a policeman spooked by a tarantula, and a spate of fallow deer with missing limbs - it’s all in a day’s work for wildlife crime expert Dr Rhys Jones.
Pets & Vets
When Dr Rhys Jones’s Mum finds a poorly Kestrel on a wall, it triggers a series of events that end with a police raid on the home of a known criminal.
Owls with insomnia, an escaped snake, and an experiment involving beavers and an insidious alien invader: more unexpected science and nature with Dr Rhys Jones.
Dr Rhys Jones leads a police raid on a bird dealer, there’s hysteria at a killer spider call-out, and Swansea University request Rhys’s expertise to solve a 4,000-year-old mummified murder mystery.
Wildfires in the Welsh valleys lead to conflicts between a snake and humans; a buzzard that falls into a vat of cold fat needs a wash and a groom, and Dr Jones is called in on his biggest case yet – the illegal smuggling of rhino horn.
Dr Jones is called in to rehabilitate a mandrill rescued from a Polish zoo, helps with the reintroduction of water voles in UK rivers, and assists the police in a nationwide anti-deer-poaching initiative.
Welsh wildlife expert Dr Rhys Jones is called in to investigate the suspicious death of a young otter and flies out to the Italian Alps to explore the connection between vanishing snow voles and the phenomena of global weirding.
In this action-packed episode Dr Jones encounters his most unusual request yet: could he take a chimpanzee to A&E for an MRI scan? He's then called in to deal with a tarantula in a churchyard. Following on, Dr Jones then encounters a dog seemingly bitten by a snake. And finally, he takes to the seas to solve the mystery of a dolphin who doesn’t want to leave a shallow Welsh Bay.
In his most complex case to date, wildlife expert Dr Rhys Jones is called in by the police to track down 40 escaped wild boar, an aggressive and non-native species threatening the local community.
Little Penguins are the smallest penguin in the world and are the only species that live and breed in Australia. This documentary focuses on the penguin colony that live on Western Australia's, Penguin Island. The island's Discovery Centre houses a small group of rescued penguins, which have either been injured, orphaned or abandoned as chicks. Australian Penguins gives an insight into their amazing stories of survival and all the funny things this group of Little Penguins get up to.