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Adventurer tracks down venomous creatures for Animal Planet

Animal Planet is following animal adventurer Donald Schultz as he travels the world seeking out venomous creatures in the name of science for the new series Wild Recon. The South African researcher has been handling dangerous creatures from the age of nine, and was the youngest person to give venomous snake demonstrations. Schultz, who previously appeared as an expert on the Animal Planet series I Was Bitten, collects venom and DNA in order to catalog species and, hopefully, save lives. Wild Recon is set to debut January 5.
November 23, 2009

Animal Planet is following animal adventurer Donald Schultz as he travels the world seeking out venomous creatures in the name of science for the new series Wild Recon. The South African researcher has been handling dangerous creatures from the age of nine, and was the youngest person to give venomous snake demonstrations. Schultz, who previously appeared as an expert on the Animal Planet series I Was Bitten, collects venom and DNA in order to catalog species and, hopefully, save lives. Wild Recon is set to debut January 5.

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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