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CLIP 13001

Guyana's endangered animals

Guyana's endangered animals
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Key Info
  • Guyana's endangered animals
  • Duration: 08:46
  • The Elizabethan explorer Sir Walter Raleigh was the first Englishman to explore the rainforests of Guyana. Eight young British adventurers have come to Guyana in South America to follow in Raleigh's footsteps and to explore the spectacular unspoilt rainforest. This is one of only a handful of rainforests left on the planet that has not been damaged or destroyed by humans. Across the world rainforests are being cut down every day and if this carries on, in just one hundred years there will be no rainforests left. Rainforest creatures are in danger of becoming extinct. The Serious Explorers have the chance to meet some of Guyana’s most endangered animals and visit some wildlife projects.
  • Subject:

    Geography

       Topic:

    The Americas

  • Keywords: Sir Walter Raleigh, Elizabethan, El Dorado, South America, Guyana, Serious Explorers, rainforest, jungle, tropical, equator, wildlife, endangered species, Harpy Eagle, SeriouslyRaleigh
Ideas for use in class
  • Useful historical information for learning about Sir Walter Raleigh and his search for the legendary El Dorado. Good stimulus for discussions about the destruction of rainforests across the world and endangered animals.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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