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Treetop honey gathering

Duration: 04:17

For the BaAka people of Africa’s Congo basin, sugar is scarce so they go to extraordinary lengths to gather honey. Tete climbs up a 40 metre tree, balances on a precarious branch and endures being stung by an angry swarm of bees to reach the most sought after of jungle foods.

Available since: Fri 28 Jan 2011


Series Producer
Dale Templar
John Hurt
Tom Hugh-Jones

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Human Planet Jungles - People of the Trees

4/8 A look at humans who live in the depths of the rainforest, a perilous environment.

First broadcast: 03 Feb 2011

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