They enjoy animals of all kinds… from reptiles to tigers. Austin Stevens, Jeff Corwin, Nick Baker, Saba Douglas, Jane Goodall and Nigel Marven are the ‘Masters of the Jungle,' January 27 at 9 p.m. Animal Planet shows how these crusaders of wildlife, sometimes even defy death and danger for their passion.

In ‘Animal Battleground' this week, the focus turns to the ‘Wetlands,' on January 29 at 10 p.m. Viewers see how an African landscape sets a deadly trap for flamingos, playing them straight into the hands of hungry baboons. Amazing archerfish defy belief by shooting down prey in the trees above their watery world. Giant American alligators manipulate their environment, setting a trap so that their wetland battleground fills up with fleeing fish. Finally, viewers see how black egrets turn the tables on fish by mimicking part of the very battleground itself, and enlisting the help of a partner in crime.

Biologist Jeremy Wade travels across the world, including India, to investigate freshwater mysteries in ‘River Monsters.' In ‘Alaskan Horror,' on January 30 at 9 p.m. Jeremy Wade searches for the lethal lake monster of the native legend that has been dragging people down to an icy grave for centuries.

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Cooking is her passion. Writing about it became the next step for chef Anjum Anand. On her menu is, naturally, Indian cuisine. In ‘Indian Food Made Easy,' January 29 at 10.30 p.m., she reveals her simple recipes and culinary methods.