Venom Hunter

THURSDAYS FROM 1ST JULY, 9.00PM

It’s one of the most dangerous jobs on the planet, but animal adventurer, adrenaline junkie and venom expert Donald Schultz is willing to risk life and limb to do it. Whether harvesting venom from the fangs of deadly black mamba in South Africa, collecting deadly jellyfish tentacles off the remote coasts of Papua New Guinea, or bringing down a 400 lb wild African lion to get a blood sample, Donald is fearless in the worldwide pursuit of bio-specimens for research and potential new scientific discoveries.

Working side-by-side with some of the world’s top veterinarians and animal researchers, Donald tracks everything from crocodiles to kangaroos, and collects bio samples that could unlock the mysteries of animal DNA, contain the blueprint for undiscovered antivenins, or even help find a cure for a life-threatening disease.

 

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