Known as the lungs of our Earth, the jungle offers us much more than just trees and foliage but an incomparable home for thousands of wild and wonderful creatures. Stretching across an incredible land mass that infiltrates the world s continents, from South America to South East Asia, the jungle protects and houses a diversity of species that is still being documented and learnt from today.
The great Maya civilization of Central America has long intrigued archaeologists, who have investigated its economic, social, and political bases, and its mysterious collapse around 900 A.D. Until recently, archaeologists theorized that the ancient Maya peoples practiced slash-and-burn agriculture that required great tracts of forest land, and that as population grew the dwindling forest resources could no longer support the civilization. It was thought that a small, centralized, priestly elite was supported by an undifferentiated mass of people in the countryside which surrounded temple complexes.
Model Irish McCalla portrayed Sheena in a 26-episode TV series aired in first-run syndication from 1955 to 1956. McCalla told a newspaper interviewer she was discovered by Nassour Studios while throwing a bamboo spear on a Malibu, California beach, famously adding, "I couldn't act, but I could swing through the trees".
This is the last of the Bomba the Jungle Boy series of 12 movies. In this one wild elephants have been trampling the natives and Bomba has been ordered to slaughter them all. Bomba, however, only bumps off the leader, the one who started all the trouble.
Luana (a female Tarzan) who was lost in the jungle as a child when her parent’s helicopter crashes. two goofy tourists who manage to get lost in the jungle, chased by cannibals rescued by Luana.