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Wild Chronicles: Fire in the Wilderness

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Host Boyd Matson thought he knew how to start a fire in the wilderness, but his attempts fail. He seeks the help of two survival experts, and they teach him what materials work best for using a bow drill to start a fire in a survival situation. Segment of video from Wild Chronicles Series.

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Runtime: 5 minutes 51 seconds

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