Amazon man believed to be last of tribe

Updated - July 21, 2018 08:41 pm IST

Published - July 21, 2018 08:40 pm IST - SAO PAULO

In a rare new video released this week, the lone survivor of an isolated tribe in the Brazilian Amazon is seen swinging an axe at a tree.

Video released for this first time this week by Brazil’s Indian Foundation shows the image of a so-called uncontacted indigenous man who is believed to be the last surviving member of his tribe.

The footage was shot in 2011, though a team that tracks him says it last saw evidence he was alive in May.

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