Ed Stafford Becomes First Man to Walk Length of Amazon River

Contending with man-eating fish, giant snakes, disease, and Indians who threatened his life, a British man has become the first person to walk the entire length of the world's longest river, the Amazon. After 859 days, Ed Stafford arrived at the river's mouth on the Atlantic Ocean Monday in Maruda, Brazil. Stafford said he intended the more than 4,000-mile trek to be a journey of self endurance, but also hoped the walk would raise awareness about the ongoing destruction of the Amazon rain...Full Story
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