Part of the mountains in the Sierra Nevada is called the Chaparral. Bear Grylls makes his way through.
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Currency - This video was uploaded onto the Discovery Channel website on June 12, 2012. However, the episode containing this clip aired in 2008, which is still rather recent.
Relevance - This video is revelant to the topic, as it highlights the basics of the chaparral. Although it mainly covers the Sierra Nevada chaparral, it does give information about certain species of animals and plants in the biome.
Accuracy - Originating from a survival television series, the information needs to be accurate because it must be broadcasted to the general public. It is not extensively detailed and does not analyze the entire biome, but it does give the basics of the ecosystem and the plants and animals that can be found.
Authority - This clip is from the show Man Vs. Wild, which is broadcasted by Discovery . Discovery/Discovery Channel is an American cable channel famous for its documentaries and televisions shows regarding nature, science, technology and history.
Purpose - The purpose of this clip was to highlight a certain portion of the episode that provides educational and practical insight of what a chaparral is and what to expect in one. However, since it is from a TV show revolving around the survival of Bear Grylls, the purpose is not to provide an in-depth analysis.