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The Jungles

   2011    Culture
The rainforest is home to more species of plants and animals than any other habitat on the planet. But for humans, life there is not as easy as it looks. Life in the trees requires great skill, ingenuity and sheer bravery. The Matis of Brazil carve 4-metre-long blow-pipes to hunt monkeys - in near total silence. Deep in the Congo forests, Tete defies death by scaling a giant tree using nothing more than a liana vine, and he must then negotiate an angry swarm of bees - all to collect honey for his family. Three children from Venezuela's Piaroa tribe venture deep into the jungle to hunt tarantulas - to toast for lunch! In West Papua the Korowai tribe show-off their engineering skills by building a high-rise home 35 metres up in the tree tops. Most memorable of all, in Brazil we join a unique monitoring flight in search an un-contacted tribe...
Series: Human Planet
Human Planet
Human Planet

   2011    Culture
Enemies of Reason
Enemies of Reason

      Medicine
Life of a Universe
Life of a Universe

   2017    Science
How Earth Made Us
How Earth Made Us

   2010    Science
The Virtual Revolution
The Virtual Revolution

   2010    Technology
The Secrets of Quantum Physics
The Secrets of Quantum Physics

   2014    Science
The Beauty of Maps
The Beauty of Maps

   2010    Art
Breakthrough
Breakthrough

   2015    Medicine