William and Neil discuss a news story that has a gripping plot and an action hero, rather like a Hollywood film. Listen to the story to learn about one policeman's incredible tale of survival in the jungles of Peru.
This week's question: What proportion of Peru is covered by the Amazon rainforest?
Listen out for the answer at the end of the programme.
A Peruvian 'hero'
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thick, tropical forest
a strip of material used to cover or protect an injury; also a verb, meaning to put this material on an injury
- to limp
to walk unevenly, usually because one of your legs or feet is injured
a person who has been taken by someone else, or by a group of people. Before they give that person back they usually demand money or for something to be done.
the way a person or group reacts to a difficult situation
- to abandon someone
to stop caring for a person, to leave them to take care of themselves.