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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.