How a Mass Extinction Event Created the Amazon

Season 4 Episode 9 | 7m 55s  | Video has closed captioning.

The Amazon rainforest of South America is a paradise for flowering plants. But long ago, the landscape that we now think of as the Amazon looked very different. And would you believe that the entire revolution of the Amazon began with just one day?

Aired: 09/29/21

Rating: NR


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