The Arctic: Our Last Great Wilderness
Educational and Marketing Resources Available
Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of Henry Bates’ 11-year journey through the visually stunning and bio-diverse Amazon rainforest as a young man who risks his life for science. Experience the compelling clues Bates unearths in his major science discovery of the rare phenomenon of mimicry, whereby certain animals adopt the look of others which helps them deceive predators and gain an advantage to survive. Bates, the scientific hero you’ve likely never heard of, made other crucial contributions: identifying 8,000 species new to science, most importantly, putting forward the first ever case for the creation of a new species which Charles Darwin called the “beautiful proof” for his theory of Natural Selection. Viewers wil be wowed by over 80 different animals, mind-boggling examples of camouflage and mimicry and inspired by Bates’ endless curiosity and determination to explore and understand the natural world around him.