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Adventure; Taming The Lion

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Taming The Lion
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Real-life stories which transport viewers on journeys set in remote mountain villages, endangered waterways, and through treacherous terrain. Each saga is filled with suspense and surprise for the modern day explorers who personify the spirit of discovery that lies at the heart of every ADVENTURE. See individual episodes for further descriptions. Series release date: 1987

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A six-week kayaking expedition to tame Pakistan's mighty Indus River, known in Buddhist mythology as "flowing from the mouth of the lion." Their journey combines exciting river action with rarely seen views of Pakistani life. As the five man team navigates 120 miles of the most spectacular wild waters, the trip combines exciting river action as well as rarely seen views of Pakistani life. Expedition led by Mick Coyne and John Taylor.



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Chicago: “Adventure; Taming The Lion,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 26, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8BC9F9B2EE1149119BD4910A6E76FABB.
MLA: “Adventure; Taming The Lion.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 26, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8BC9F9B2EE1149119BD4910A6E76FABB>.
APA: Adventure; Taming The Lion. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8BC9F9B2EE1149119BD4910A6E76FABB
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