THE RETURN OF THE TIGER
SBS ONE, 7.30pm This could have been a depressing documentary about the inevitable extinction of tigers in India. But luckily for all animal lovers out there, it’s not. Featuring a beautiful soundtrack and stunning close- up photography, The Return of the Tiger begins after poachers had devastated Sariska Reserve, wiping out the population of tigers that was supposed to be safe there. But conservationists weren’t about to give up their battle to save the majestic species. This passionate documentary follows a female and a male tiger over the course of 18 months after they are relocated to Sariska Reserve in an effort to create a new population.