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29 October 2014
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The Cassiquiari was the expedition's dive boat

Follow a scientific expedition deep into the Amazon rivers – and encounter incredible creatures along the way – with Amazon Abyss.

Battle for the Amazon and Tribes of the Amazon investigate the threats facing the region.

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Water drop

Virtual Jungle
Jungle trees need reliable rainfall, so in the Amazon they make their own. Follow a raindrop's journey in the virtual jungle.
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The fish with no name
This little fish has a stomach full of blood. Watch the moment it was first discovered and see how readers voted to choose its scientific name.

Eco Top Ten

Eco Top Ten
The health of the world's forests is one of ten issues in this guide to environmental topics.

Red-bellied piranha

Browse the Wildfacts database for facts, film and photos about hundreds of creatures.

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BBC Brasil
The BBC World Service brings you full coverage of Brazilian affairs, in Portuguese.
'Peixe-vampiro' é descoberto na Amazônia; escolha o nome

 Amazon on BBC TV

First shown April 2005

Amazon Abyss

Battle for the Amazon

Tribes of the Amazon

 Name the fish vote
The expedition found a new species of bloodsucking fish – watch or read more.
 Elsewhere on the web

Amazonian fish and their habitats
Explore the Amazon region and its aquatic life.

Animal Diversity Web
A beginner's guide to scientific animal names.

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