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Sunday Tasmanian - Tassie Living - - TV -

SBS ONE, 7.30pm

Wildlife cam­era­man Colin Stafford- John­son re­turns to the In­done­sian is­land of Su­lawesi to record the en­dan­gered crested black macaque – 25 years af­ter he first filmed them. It’s his bid to end the poach­ing of the mon­keys by lo­cals, who con­sider them a culi­nary del­i­cacy and hunt them to sell at food mar­kets. Team­ing with a lo­cal bi­ol­o­gist, Stafford- John­son cre­ates an ed­u­ca­tional video on the mon­keys for the lo­cals to watch to de­ter them from hunt­ing the furry crit­ters.

DIS­COV­ERY CHAN­NEL ( Fox­tel), 7.30pm

Tree­houses aren’t just for kids, as Amer­i­can “tree­house mas­ter” Pete Nel­son ( pic­tured) dis­cov­ers in Ja­pan where he meets the he coun­try’s most renowned builder of canopy spa­ces, Takashi Kobayashi. ayashi. His im­pres­sive work in­cludes a tree­house bar in the mid­dle e of Tokyo, a spa and a con­struc­tion in­tended as a for­est class­room for chil­dren af­fected by the 2011 tsunami. The struc­tures range from m sleek and pol­ished to warm and rus­tic and each is truly mag­i­cal. cal.

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