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Earth’s Great Rivers
Embark on the ultimate river voyage down three of the world’s most epic rivers – the Amazon, the Nile and the Mississippi. This series reveals the astonishing wildlife and breathtaking landscapes of these legendary waterways from their source to their mouth. The latest technology, previously unfilmed locations and drone footage reveals their true character in a way not seen before. Dive into newly discovered Amazon lagoons and swim with giant electric eels. Timelapse cameras enable a Mississippi barge to zoom hundreds of miles downriver in seconds. And camera traps reveal an incredible cast of iconic African animals reclaiming the ruins of Idi Amin’s extravagant hunting lodge on the banks of the Nile. This series brings these rivers to the screen in all their surprising and fantastic glory.
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