Anyone watched this yet? Lost Land of the Jaguar: an expedition to the jungles of Guyana
An international team of explorers, scientists and film makers discover the plants and animals that inhabit the spectacular landscape of Guyana. Places that only a handful of people have ever seen before. http://www.bbc.co.uk/sn/tvradio/prog...r/report.shtml
The animals they found there were all bigger then the ones we have in zoos and such because of no human contacts..
Here are some of the animals they found. Golden rocket frog Unusual caterpillar Sabre-toothed characin Whip spider Red howler monkey Giant anteater
Other notable animals that were found were... Jaguar
Despite being the biggest cat in the Americas the jaguar is incredibly difficult to see and film. The jaguar is a top predator with an exceptionally powerful bite, used to pierce the skull of its prey. Goliath bird-eating spider
This tarantula is the largest spider on the planet, reaching the diameter of a dinner plate (30cm). It's a fearsome predator that despite the name rarely eats birds preferring frogs, snakes and lizards or even whole mice. Harpy eagle
The largest eagle in the Americas can be up to a metre in height (3.5ft) with a wingspan of 2.5m(8ft). The harpy eagle is one of the world's most powerful birds of prey, catching monkeys and sloths in the jungle. Black Caiman
The black caiman is not only the largest member of the alligator family it is also the largest predator in South America reaching lengths of up to 6.5m (22ft) and weighing 1,000kg.