Seven sends Malcolm Douglas off on a high

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Following the tragic death of Malcolm Douglas in a car crash earlier this week, viewers will be able catch up with the legendary bushman through his most recent documentary production.

The doco, Wild and Dangerous Kimberley Coast, will be broadcast at 9.30pm Wednesday, September 29 on Seven.

Seven has also amended its 7TWO schedule, following numerous viewer requests, in order to show it at a more family-friendly hour. The program will be repeated on 7TWO at 7.30pm Friday, October 1.

After starting his career in the 1960s as a crocodile hunter, the pioneering television maker paved the way for other "wilderness" personalities such as Bear Grylls and Steve Irwin. Douglas also recorded extensive wildlife documentaries for Seven during his career.

In The Bush With Malcolm Douglas, his 2008 documentary received excellent viewer figures, confirming his standing as a well-loved Australian personality.

Later in his career, he dedicated himself to the preservation of the crocodile -- animals he had once happily hunted.

Douglas died, aged 69, in a car accident on his Broome wildlife park.

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