Hey baby, let's go to the jungle

We don't want to become boring just because we started a family, says explorer Ed Stafford, who took his young son to meet his adventurer wife in Guyana's wilderness

First Man Out pits British explorer Ed Stafford against other adventurers and survivalists to see who can get out of some of the most hostile environments on the planet first.
First Man Out pits British explorer Ed Stafford against other adventurers and survivalists to see who can get out of some of the most hostile environments on the planet first.PHOTO: DISCOVERY CHANNEL

For famed explorer Ed Stafford, getting dropped alone in the middle of nowhere is not too far out of his comfort zone.

Noted for his work in Discovery series such as Marooned With Ed Stafford (2014 to present), where he travels into the wild and attempts to survive with no food and only an emergency phone, medical kit and his camera, Stafford is used to flying solo.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 23, 2019, with the headline 'Hey baby, let's go to the jungle'. Subscribe