Art Rooijakkers is nature for new program
Presenter Art Rooijakkers travel more not only for Who is the mole? the whole world over. In his new program Heroes of the wilderness he visits conservationists in all corners of the earth. This is a dream come true, ” he says.
“Like most children, I was used to be fascinated by animals,” says Rooijakkers. “As a boy I had, in addition to a professional footballer, a dream: to be a biologist. Animal study, animal protection. I ended up tv maker. But now I get the chance to be real heroes to meet. People who do everything to ensure that endangered animals from extinction. Somewhere far away in the wilderness.”
In the six-part series meet Rooijakkers protectors in the nature reserves where they live, and he sees with his own eyes what heavy sacrifices, they every day need to bring.
Also the presenter together with the protectors in search of the animals where their heart is full of giant stingrays in the Indian Ocean, spider monkeys in the Amazon forest, Asian elephants, reindeer on thin snowfields, orang-utans in the jungles of Borneo and the extremely rare cheetahs from the East African savannah.
Heroes of the Wilderness is from 30 march, broadcast on NPO 1.