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If anyone still watches the reality show Survivor, now in it's 20th season, I need to know some things from you. In this season, Heroes vs. Villains, rehashed former players of the show are back competing again. They are in Samoa, I believe the only location that the show has been where there are no poisonous snakes.
This brings me to the question- when the players in in these other locations (Africa, the Amazon, the Australian Outback), why do they never encounter any of the dangerous animals that reside there? Most of the locations the show has taped in are crawling with poisonous snakes & spiders, as well as crocodiles, yet viewers never see them, not even when the contestants are out prowling through the rain forest for food. It seems to me that there may be some help by a never seen crew that keeps danger away from these "survivors."
Another question about the topic of food- in most of these locales, there is fruit growing everywhere. The hardest thing a person may have to do to be able to eat it is let some of it ripen, yet the castaways are constantly bitches about how hungry they are. There also seems to be plenty of non-endangered species roaming around the wilds that would make good meals and water always surrounds the contestants, so fish is probably plentiful. Anyone that even has a bit of survival instinct would be flourishing food wise in these places.
If your going out into the wilderness to try to win $1 million, the least you could do is have to deal with what is actually there. I think the producers need to have contestants sign a waiver that says if anything happens to them, the show isn't responsible & let them fend for themselves, like they were actually stranded in these environments. After all, the show is called Survivor.


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