Tue 24 Jul 2018, 13:16
Take a look at the untamed side of Mexico - delve into the wilderness and find out more about the beauty on Nat Geo Wild.
Mexico is a wonderful and exciting travel destination, but have you ever wanted to take a deep dive into the Mexican oceans or take a peek inside the beautiful forest surroundings? Well, with Mexico Untamed starting on Sunday 29 July at 18:00 on Nat Geo Wild and streaming on DStv Now you can take an adveture across the ocean from the comfort of your couch.
Mexico Untamed turns a spotlight to the oceans, forests and deserts from Mexico. Expect to be left enthralled and amazed by mother nature. Before we start the fun, let's take a look at some fun facts about Mexico below.
- What we know now as Mexico City used to be the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan.
- 8 of the American states sit on land that used to be part of the country of Mexico.
- The Great Pyramid of Cholula in Mexico is considered the third largest pyramid in the world. The difference between Egyptian pyramids and Mexican pyramids are that one is smooth and the other is a step design.
- There are 34 UNESCO World Heritage sites in Mexico.
- Jaguars are considered some of the largest wildcats in the Northern American area, and they can be found in Mexico's southern jungles.
- in Mexican mythology, you'll find that a lot of snakes are referenced.
- a very rare rabbit known as the "volcano rabbit" cals Mexico home - you can find it living near volcanoes.
Watch Mexico Untamed starting on Sunday 29 July at 18:00 on Nat Geo Wild and streaming on DStv Now.