Ecuadorian Rain Forest Wonders
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Hunting to Survive
A Huaorani Amerindian makes curare tipped darts.
Curare is one of the most toxic poisons known to man and is made from a liana. The poison is boiled on the fire. The dart tips are dipped into the poison which hardens into a shiny, lacquer-like coating.