A Journey to the Heart of the Amazon

Into The Amazon

Earth Day: Brazil
Earth Day: Brazil
Earth Day: Brazil
Earth Day: Brazil
Earth Day: Brazil
Earth Day: Brazil
Earth Day: Brazil
Earth Day: Brazil
Earth Day: Brazil
Earth Day: Brazil
Earth Day: Brazil
Earth Day: Brazil
Earth Day: Brazil
Earth Day: Brazil
Tache, 13, attends his coming-of-age ceremony. During the ritual, Tache will endure his first exposure to hundreds of poisonous Tocandira ants, whose bites are considered a powerful "inoculation" against disease-carrying mosquitoes. For Tache, exposure to the Tocandira ants will equip him for adulthood as he leaves the protective confines of his village for the first time to join the men of his tribe, exploring deep into the rain forest, hunting and gathering food for their village. (Harry Phillips)
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