Searching the Amazon Rainforest canopy for a pied tamarin monkey! The pied tamarin monkey is the last endangered animals that Armando must find on The Amazing Animal Race.
Exploring the Amazon rainforest by boat and on foot.
Consulting with National Geographic guide to verify details in my book.
Getting advice from conservationist on where to find pied tamarin monkeys.
Visiting remote Amazonian village.
Indian Amazonian girl sharing her artwork.
Trying local bamboo instrument.
A surprise visit from a blue morpho butterfly!
Fishing for piranhas for dinner!
Signs warning people to help protect the pied tamarin monkey.
The Judean Mountains in Israel is home for the Arabian desert leopard. The desert leopard is the second endangered animal Armando must find on The Amazing Animal Race.
Herd of camels!
Traveling desert style.
Consulting conservationist at Ein Gedi Field Station.
Conservationist showing night camera trap photos taken in the desert. This photo is of a desert fox.
Consulting Ein Gedi naturalist about the current situation in Ein Gedi. He shared an exciting story of meeting a desert leopard face to face!
Ein Gedi Kibbutz staff shares tale of when he saw a desert leopard at the kibbutz.
Tamil Nadu, India: With Kali, a famous Irula tribe snake expert and the person featured in this children’s book ”Kali and the Rat Snake” about when he captured a snake at his school and became a hero.
Kali, the Irula tribe member guide who took us to looked for snakes, finds a Russell’s viper — the snake responsible for the most snake bite death in India.
I realize the Russell’s viper is as scared of me as I am of it. With no getting away, it just coiled itself and hissed and hissed.
Kali’s wife, Kumari, is leaning to handle a krait snake the most poisonous snake in India. Kali tracked down the snake by following its “tracks” in the rice field. I couldn’t see any tracks at all!
An Amur tiger in the reserve. The Amur tiger is the fifth endangered animal Armando must find on The Amazing Animal Race.
Meeting conservationists at Amur Tiger Reserve.
Vladivostok Nature Reserve.
Red pandas in Chengdu Panda reserve.
Breakfast time for the Giant Pandas!