Austin Stevens is Back - and he's Coming to HDNet on Tuesday, February 2 at 10 pm ET

HDNet presents the celebrated herpetologist and photographer in some of his most challenging adventures yet!

Jan 20, 2010, 10:00 ET from HDNet

DALLAS, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- HDNet will take viewers on twelve dangerous and exciting wildlife journeys with AUSTIN STEVENS ADVENTURES.  In this series, Austin Stevens' search for the world's most fascinating animals takes him around the globe and through the toughest terrain on the planet.  HDNet will begin broadcasting this series on Tuesday, February 2 at 10:00 p.m. ET.

In each episode, Stevens searches out the deadliest, most venomous and rarest beasts on earth. Whether he's tracking wild hyenas in the Ethiopian highlands, coming face-to-face with some of the deadliest snakes on the planet, or fishing with grizzly bears, Austin will stop at nothing to get close enough for the perfect photo.

For more information on the program, including clips and photos please visit the following link:

http://www.hd.net/affAustinStevens.html

Famed wildlife photographer Austin Stevens first earned the nickname 'Snakeman' while serving as the South African army's official 'reptile remover.'  After surviving a near deadly snakebite – the first of many - Austin qualified as a herpetologist (a zoologist who studies reptiles and amphibians), and worked as curator for the two largest reptile and animal parks in Southern Africa, as well as Germany's Nordharzer Slagenfarm, which he helped design and launch.

As a television host, Stevens' skill with animals and a passion for wildlife have entertained audiences around the world.  He holds the Guinness World Record for living in a cage with 36 venomous snakes for a period of 107 days and nights.  His books, articles and photos are published worldwide.

AUSTIN STEVENS ADVENTURES comes to HDNet on Tuesday, February 2.

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