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[06/03/14 - 09:54 AM]
Discovery Channel Ventures Deep Into the Brazilian Wilderness in Upcoming Special "Brazil Gone Wild"
In the special, viewers get an in-depth look at capuchin monkey, giant otter and coati families all struggling to survive in the unforgiving climates and rugged terrains of Brazil.

[via press release from Discovery]

DISCOVERY CHANNEL VENTURES DEEP INTO THE BRAZILIAN WILDERNESS IN UPCOMING SPECIAL "BRAZIL GONE WILD"

-Two Hour Special Airs Saturday, June 7 beginning at 7PM ET/PT-

(LOS ANGELES, CA) - Brazil, South America's biggest country, is world famous for its rich culture, vibrant cities and of course, soccer. But miles from the crowds, far away from the hustle and bustle of vibrant city life, life moves at a different pace. Deep inside the Brazilian wilderness, three charismatic animal species strive to raise their families against a backdrop of hostile, untamed wilderness and erratic weather. In the US premiere of the Discovery Channel/BBC co-production BRAZIL GONE WILD premiering June 7 at 7PM ET/PT, viewers get an in-depth look at capuchin monkey, giant otter and coati families all struggling to survive in the unforgiving climates and rugged terrains of Brazil.

Despite all of Brazil's breathtaking beauty, there is also great danger here. Home to more species than any other nation on earth, this untamed wilderness is full of jaguars, caimans and other large predators just waiting for the perfect time to strike. In this two hour program, Discovery will take audiences on an intimate journey into the heart of Brazilian wildlife. The captivating footage tells a tale of love, perseverance and survival in some of the harshest conditions in the world. The three animal species at the heart of this documentary each have their own unique characteristics: capuchin monkeys, known for their high level of intelligence, endangered giant otters, growing up to six feet in length once full grown, and coatis, members of the raccoon family.

In part one of the special, airing at 7PM ET/PT, audiences will have the opportunity to see these amazing creatures up close and personal. Cameras captured everything from the babies' first swims and hunts, to the youngsters learning survival skills that will be essential when they venture out from under the watchful eye of their protective families. In part two, premiering at 8PM ET/PT, viewers will follow along as the adolescents put their new skills to the test, hoarding off predators and attempting to survive the unrelenting powers of Mother Nature.

BRAZIL GONE WILD is a Discovery Channel/BBC co-production. For BBC, Tim Scoones is executive producer with Lucinda Axelsson as series producer. For Discovery Channel, James Manfull is executive producer with John Cavanagh as producer.

About Discovery Channel

Discovery Channel is dedicated to creating the highest quality non-fiction content that informs and entertains its consumers about the world in all its wonder, diversity and amazement. The network, which is distributed to 100.8 million U.S. homes, can be seen in 210 countries and territories, offering a signature mix of compelling, high-end production values and vivid cinematography across genres including, science and technology, exploration, adventure, history and in-depth, behind-the-scenes glimpses at the people, places and organizations that shape and share our world. For more information, please visit www.discovery.com

About Discovery Communications

Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is the world's #1 pay-TV programmer reaching 2.5 billion cumulative subscribers in over 220 countries and territories. Discovery is dedicated to satisfying curiosity through more than 190 worldwide television networks, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Science and Investigation Discovery, as well as U.S. joint venture networks OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network and the Hub Network. Across the Nordic region, Discovery owns and operates SBS Discovery Media, a top-three portfolio of television brands that feature leading nonfiction content, as well as locally produced entertainment programs, sports and the best scripted series and movies from major studios. Discovery also is a leading provider of educational products and services to schools, including an award-winning series of K-12 digital textbooks, and a digital leader with a diversified online portfolio, including Discovery Digital Networks. For more information, please visit www.discoverycommunications.com.





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