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Surviving in the wild is not an exact science. Beyond the basics of finding water, food, shelter and eventually help, opinions vary. Two experts tell how they think it's done in this series, as initial episodes feature trained survivalists Dave Canterbury and Cody Lundin demonstrating the skills and creative thinking that can help one cope in tough surroundings. Equipped with minimal gear, the pair are left in remote locations -- an uninhabited island off Nova Scotia, a New Zealand mountaintop, deep in the Everglades, the jungle of Thailand, and the desert of Baja California, to name a few -- where they battle the elements and sometimes each other. Season 3 introduces U.S. Special Ops veteran Joseph Teti to replace Canterbury, in the middle of Season 4 primitive survivalist Matt Graham of Discovery's "Dude, You're Screwed" replaces Lundin, and partway through Season 5 producers forge new partnerships by rotating survival experts as hosts.

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On the opposite ends of a rope on a glacier, Joe and Cody's opposing survival styles are brought to the forefront.
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Joe and Cody traverse a desert and venture into the mountains of Oman, showing how nomads have survived for millennia.
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Joe tries to locate his new partner, who is on an uninhabited island off the coast of Panama.
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Joe and Matt hunt their target into unfamiliar territory.
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Joe and Matt battle darkness and risk drowning while trapped in a labyrinth of underground tunnels.
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While stranded in Vietnam, Joe and Matt face the hottest month of the year in South East Asia.
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Joe and Matt must descend slippery cliffs in extreme conditions.
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Dave and Cody show how to survive the Thailand jungle using gear that tourist might carry on a day trip.
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Dave and Cody play out the survival scenario of two kayakers who are dumped into a cold river after sundown.
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Cody and Dave, armed with nothing but a machete, try to survive dehydration and hungry predators in South Africa's bush country.
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Dave and Cody take on the wet cloud forests of Panama armed with only a poncho, a specimen jar and a broken lighter.
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David and Cody show how to survive the harsh Rocky Mountains.
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Stranded in the South African bush, Joe and Cody struggle against deadly predators -- both animal and human.
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Deep in New Mexico's Chihuahuan Desert, Joe struggles to escape from an abandoned mineshaft; rattlesnake is on the menu.
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Cody and Joe battle hypothermia in the snow covered Rocky Mountains of Colorado.
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Joe and Cody lock heads over priorities while trying to survive the jungle of an uninhabited Hawaiian island.
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Joe and Cody brave shark-infested waters and tropical storms while marooned on a deserted island in Fiji.
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Beneath the mountains of Romania, Joe and Cody become lost in a labyrinth of underground caves.
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Tempers flare over different survival tactics as Joe and Cody struggle to escape the Nicaraguan jungle.
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Joe and Cody are marooned on the banks of the mighty Amazon River and surrounded by an unforgiving jungle.
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In a classic survival scenario, Cody and Joe take on the mountains of Northern California; the damp and treacherous woodland environment wreaks havoc on the body with drastic temperature changes and a lack of dry materials for fire-building.

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