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CLIP 12976

Walking the length of the Amazon river

Walking the length of the Amazon river

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Key Info
  • Walking the length of the Amazon river
  • Duration: 03:00
  • An expedition that involved walking from the source of the Amazon to the Atlantic ocean is described. The expedition took over 800 days and the explorer (Ed Stafford) encountered many animals in this challenging environment. Ed is interviewed by Steve Backshall and Naomi Wilkinson from the CBBC series Live 'n' Deadly.
  • Subject:



    Living Things in their Environments: Conservation

  • Keywords: Amazon, explorer, expedition, electric eel, Peru, Andes, Atlantic, rainforest, deforestation, habitat, diverse, forests, flood, Amazonian
Ideas for use in class
  • Could be used as a stimulus for a discussion about habitats and how scientists study them.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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