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Should football fans in Manaus worry about alligators?

England's first game in the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Brazil will be in the jungle city of Manaus.

So with the Amazon on its doorstep, will football fans have to worry about coming face to face with alligators?

To find out, reporter Bruce Douglas visited Manaus's popular Ponte Negra beach with a wildlife patrol officer for BBC Radio 5 live's Drive.

The officer said that although they once caught a six meter long alligator in the city, the creatures only attacked "if provoked by humans."

  • 23 May 2014
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