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Living the Wild Life

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RTÉ One, Tuesday 7.00pm

Emmy Award winning cameraman Colin Stafford-Johnson returns to RTÉ for another exciting series of Living the Wildlife. Now in its sixth year, this season follows Colin as he travels to the four corners of Ireland, meeting a host of interesting characters and fascinating species from the largest gathering of basking sharks off Malin Head to a unique dragonfly pond in Wicklow.

Once again, the groundbreaking series showcases Ireland's stunning landscape, as everyone's favourite natural history guru takes viewers on an extraordinary wildlife journey. Colin's endless enthusiasm and energy is inspiring as he hunts for elusive otters and majestic great-crested grebes; discovers the minute differences between different species of dragonflies and bees and comes nose to nose with the largest fish in the Atlantic. As always, Colin captures a wealth of fascinating footage as he treks the fields, forests, coasts and mountainsides of Ireland.

Episode 1: Gooseanders

Returning to the glens and hillsides of the garden of Ireland...
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Episode 2: Dragonflies and Bees

Returning to one of his favourite childhood haunts in the heartland of county Wicklow...
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Episode 3: Eider ducks & Lizards

Colin goes in search of basking sharks
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Episode 4: Grebes and Otters

This week Colin is on the trail of the magnificent great crested grebe and the elusive otter
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Episode 5: Ants

Colin explores the fascinating biodiversity of Tipperary woods
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Meet Colin

An introduction to the presenter.
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