Rivers of Life

Experience the extraordinary animals, epic landscapes, and remarkable people who live alongside three iconic rivers - the Amazon, the Nile and the Mississippi in this landmark three-part series.

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Brainerd Ice Fishing Contest


Each year, Gull Lake in Minnesota hosts the largest charity ice-fishing contest on Earth.

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White Pelicans Feeding in Minnesota


American White Pelicans gorge on fish below a dam in Eastern Minnesota.

Mississippi River Barges at Night


Huge barges transporting goods up and down the Mississippi, 24 hours a day.

Reddish Egrets Feeding in Louisiana


Reddish Egrets performing their bizarre fishing "dance" on Elmers Isle in Louisiana.

Dive Into the Amazons Secret Blue Lagoon


Dive into the transparent bubbling waters of the Amazon’s secret blue lagoon.

Meet the New Cichlid Family


Meet a newly discovered species of clever and cute fish who are new to science.

Swimming With the Forest Dolphins of the Amazon


Pink River Dolphins are some of the most playful and mysterious of all Amazon animals.