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Malcolm Douglas, known as the Bare Foot Bushm -

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(generated from captions) hundreds of crocodiles, and

Kangaroos. He made more than

50 documentaries, including his

first collaboration with friend

David Oldmeadow 'Across the Top', which became a hit when Top', which became a hit when it screened in 1976. We didn't have a clue what we have a clue what we were doing.

We went there and bought a roll

of film and away we went.

professional, but probably a little bit rough around the

edges. A little

edges. A little bit wild like

me and that's probably what

appeals to people. What you

see on the screen is what you

get. You remember the

old-fashioned way of making a

Christmas pudding... I'm a bit

silly, they're 10 minutes longer and they're taking three or four weeks to shoot.

But it's my way of getting out

in the bush. See, I was a professional Crocodile Hunter professional Crocodile Hunter when I travelled around

Australia, but I was one of the first people to think "This is

not right". All these crocs

here, if I didn't bring them in

and put them in a captive

situation they'd be shot. Now

in a perfect world I should not

have any crocodiles here. They

should all be out in the Kimberley swimming around, but

people and crocodiles don't

mix. Come on, be nice. me a cuddle. No, that me a cuddle. No, that wasn't

called for. That wasn't very

nice. These are one of my

favourite birds. I've been in

the Kimberley for the Kimberley for 40 years now

and I've only ever seen these

once in the wild. These are becoming

becoming critically endangered.

These epitomise to me the

problems that we have in

Australia now. I've actually

now fallen in love with dingoes

and I want them to survive. 30

years ago I used to shoot you,

didn't I? And now I just think

you're wonderful. A bit like

me mate, you've got to hang in there, you've got haven't you? The haven't you? The late Malcolm

Douglas. Time now for John Clarke

Clarke and Bryan Dawe on

Australia's new political landscape. Tony Abbott, for your time. Very good to be with you Bryan, good

evening. How do you think this

new period in Australian politics

politics will pan out? I think

it will be a circus. You don't think it will

work? Independents hanging off