December 5 & 6, 2016
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Ever since his teenage job working on David Attenborough’s landmark series ‘Trials of Life’, wildlife documentarian Charlie Hamilton James has always felt at home in nature. But his spur-of-the-moment decision to purchase 100 acres of land adjacent to Peru's Manú National Park led to him running with a completely different set. As documented on the BBC show I Bought a Rainforest, Hamilton discovered an illegal cocaine plantation after he'd signed the deed, and the only way to save the ecosystem was with empathy for the illegal loggers. Hear his fascinating stories of working with these local characters, and get a sneak peek of his latest work in Yellowstone and with vultures in the Serengeti.
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Village © Charlie Hamilton
Yellowstone National Park © Charlie Hamilton
Hanging Monkey © Charlie Hamilton
Macaws © Charlie Hamilton