Ben Cropp’s Wild Australia

Ben Cropp’s Wild Australia

Ben Cropp swapped spear gun for camera in 1962, after winning six Australian spear fishing titles and representing Australia at the world titles.
8 Episodes
Ben Cropp's Wild Australia - Search for the Mystery Bomber

Search for the Mystery Bomber

Ben Cropp returns to a mystery bomber found in 2005 and identifies it as a B17 Flying Fortress that carried an American general who was lost in the crash.
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Ben Cropp's Wild Australia - Silent Warriors

Silent Warriors

The beautiful and isolated Solomon Islands were the scene for a bloody battle between the Japanese and the allied forces during 1942. Many lives were lost and the islands and surrounding seas are still covered in the debris of war.
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Ben Cropp's Wild Australia - Crocodile Island

Crocodile Island

Predators abound in the waters off Crocodile Island. Ben Cropp records amazing, scenes of crocodiles and sharks attacking their prey.
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Ben Cropp's Wild Australia - Shark V Croc

Shark V Croc

Adventurer Ben Cropp answers the question; which one is the worst killer Tiger Shark or Croc?
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Ben Cropp's Wild Australia - Plight of the Pelican

Plight of the Pelican

Adventurer Ben Cropp documents the relationship between humans and the Pelican.
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Ben Cropp's Wild Australia - Snake Island

Snake Island

In the south Pacific Ocean there is a tiny island, it is home to a species of venomous sea snake. While this snake lays its eggs on land it seems that nobody has ever been bitten. If you enter the ocean of Nuie you will be swimming with snakes.
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Ben Cropp's Wild Australia - Wonders of a Billabong

Wonders of a Billabong

This amazing high definition film documents the life and beauty in and around an Australian outback billabong.
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Ben Cropp's Wild Australia - Vanishing Grey Nurse Sharks

Vanishing Grey Nurse Sharks

The Grey Nurse shark looks like a man eater, but appearances can be deceptive. Sadly this species was widely hunted in the 60s and also often caught up in the shark mesh program along the NSW coast depleting the population to dangerous levels.
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