River Monsters is a documentary television series that airs on Animal Planet, hosted by Jeremy Wade and produced by Icon Films of Bristol, UK. The first season aired from 5 April to 17 May 2009. A second season began airing on 25 April 2010. The third season began on 10 April 2011.
After the show garnered high viewers and good ratings in the third season, on 9 June 2011, Animal Planet renewed the show for a fourth season, which premiered on April 1, 2012.
Amazzon Assassins – May 2009
Featured Animals: Arapaima, Surubí catfish, Cobra Grande, Black Caiman, Tambaqui
The Amazon has many river monsters. Anacondas, Caimans, Piranha, and Jaguars all call this place home.
Years ago, Jeremy Wade traveled here looking for Arapaima: a 10 foot long fish that has been known to ram predators with the force of a car crash. The trip resulted in Jeremy feeling the full force of one of these blows. Now, Wade has returned to Brazil to once again face off...