Thursday, February 18, 2016

ANN7 adds new local documentary wildlife series, Wild Treasures on Saturdays at 10:30; will look at possible conservation and preservation solutions.

ANN7 (DStv 405) is adding a new documentary wildlife series, Wild Treasures, to its programming line-up with the environmentally focused show that will start on Saturday 20 February at 10:30, with repeats on Sundays at 11:30 and 18:30.

ANN7 says Wild Treasures is a documentary series that will highlight some of South Africa's wildlife and conservation efforts and will focus on vulnerable, rare and valued species on land and in the sea.

"Our aim with Wild Treasures is to help in conservation efforts so that South Africa's uniquely rich wild heritage can be preserved for the posterity and the world to admire," says Abhinav Sahay, ANN7 news editor.

"This programme will have a positive impact as we dig deep into solutions for wildlife preservation around the country."

Wild Treasures will focus on profiling amazing species, ranging from amphibians and insects to reptiles and bird species.

The first episode of Wild Treasures on ANN7 will focus on one of South Africa's endangered species, abalone. This sea snail is one of the most sought-after species by poachers and the episode will look at various conservation efforts and whether abalone farming could be the answer to preserving these creatures.