Hainan Adventure with Nigel Marven PDTV XviD AC3 - MVGroup
English | AVI | XviD 2377 Kbps | 720 x 416 25fps | AC3 128 Kbps | 44mins | 746 MbGenre: Documentary
Naturalist and broadcaster
Nigel Marven jets off to China's smallest republic, Hainan, on a mission to get up close and personal with some of the world's rarest animals. Separated from Guangdong's Leizhou Peninsula by the Qiongzhou straight, Hainan's 33,920 square-kilometre land mass is full of jungle, mountains, amazing coastline and boasts a tropical, monsoonal climate It also plays hosts to an incredible and unusual array of wildlife, from the Hainan Moonrat and endangered Hainan Peacock-pheasant to the black-crested gibbon and the indigenous Hainan hare. Nigel searches the jungles of the island for the incredibly rare golden-furred, black-crested ape less than 20 of these Hainan gibbons remain. On his quest he visits Monkey Island, home to over 2,000 rhesus monkeys, dives in a surreal submerged village with sharks and sea kraits, meets a gigantic shrew that lives in houses, faces off with a five-metre king cobra and encounters some of the strangest frogs on earth. It's a world that western eyes don't often get to see, but Nigel treads into the Chinese jungle to reveal the unknown habitat.