The Pantanal is the world’s largest wetland, and it is home to an incredible variety of plants and animals. So, why hasn’t this breathtaking landscape inspired a hit television show? It has, in fact, and we are here to tell you all about it! Continue reading to find out more about Pantanal, the most exciting new TV show you’re not watching.
The Pantanal Tv series is a documentary series highlighting the beauty and wildlife of South America’s largest wetland. Set in an area the size of Ireland, Brazil’s Pantanal supports 3.5 million animals and produces 80% of the Earth’s freshwater fish as well as being home to 12,000 species of animals. Pantanal can be watched on Netflix starting April 10th, 2017.
Background to the Show
The Pantanal Tv series is an exciting, provocative and dramatic new show on Netflix. It follows the rugged life of Arlete as she balances two worlds – one that she has tried to forget and one that she left behind. When Arlete crosses paths with a gringo, her life turns upside down as her secret past catches up with her. This fast-paced, action-packed adventure story set in the heart of Brazil’s most expansive jungle environment will have you gripped from start to finish!
It’s no secret that our culture is obsessed with the Amazon. From living in a rainforest resort to tasting chocolate from Peru, it seems like all we want to do these days is spend our time in the jungles of South America. While this was once just a pipe dream, Pantanal, a new Discovery Channel series narrated by Zach Galifianakis, changes everything.
Who we are (in our characters’ shoes)
When you think of Brazil, what do you see? Beautiful beaches, some of the most talented soccer players in the world, yummy chocolate croissants and people who love to party. I don’t blame them either. Even though I’ve lived here for over ten years now, Brazil is still a really wonderful place to be.
Challenges in filming such a large project
My team of 10 experienced people was split up, often working two shifts in a row, she recalls. I worked around the clock for more than 40 days. I had to pack food and water in my backpack and go to the set.
All told, they shot 270 hours of footage.
Where you can watch it and alternatives
The series, Pantanal, is set to release its first season in early 2020. To catch up before the show launches, you can watch it on YouTube or other streaming services. Alternatively, read about what you might expect from the show and keep your eye out for when it airs in 2020.
Closing Thoughts & Recommendations
You really can’t go wrong with this series. If you like beauty, thrilling stories, action packed battles, and fun-loving characters, then Pantanal is the show for you. It’s refreshing to see a series that takes place in the rainforest that has such an exciting plotline.