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Wild Russia

Wild Russia is a nature documentary series made by National Geographic, looking at the wildlife of Russia - the vast country with 11 time zones, sprawling over two continents from Europe to the Pacific. The series consists of six episodes, each of which deals with a different habitat and animal species living there. The first episode "Siberia" explores wildlife in Siberia such as salamanders, camels and the musk deer. The second episode "Kamchatka" looks at wildlife living in a land of fire and ice - Kamchatka peninsula. The third episode "The Arctic" deals with wildlife living in the Russian Arctic - one of the world's most extreme habitats. The fourth episode "The Great Divide" travels to Russia's Caucasus Mountains and looks at a diversity of wildlife. The fifth episode "The Secret Forest" explores animal species living in the Ussuriland forest, including tigers and Asiatic black bears. And the last episode "Primeval Valleys" travel through the primeval forests of the Urals, looking at a diversity of wildlife of the region.

Episode 1 - Siberia
This episode explores Siberia where is home to a diverse range of habitats and animal life ? including musk deer, camels, gazelles and the Siberian salamander.

Episode 2 - Kamchatka
This episode takes us on a trip to a land of fire and ice - the volcanic peninsula of Kamchatka - and looks at the wildlife of the region, featuring brown bears, red foxes and golden eagles.

Episode 3 - The Arctic
The Russian Arctic is one of the world's most extreme habitats, yet it is a haven for polar bears, lemmings, arctic foxes and walruses.

Episode 4 - The Great Divide (The Caucasus)
This episode take a trip to Russia's Caucasus Mountains - home to wild boars, Eurasian lynx, long-eared hedgehogs, and Bezoar ibex.

Episode 5 - The Secret Forest (Primorye)
This episode explores animal species living in the Ussuriland forest, including some of the rarest and most endangered species such as tigers and Asiatic black bears.

Episode 6 - Primeval Valleys (The Urals)
This episode travel through the majestic primeval forests of the Urals, looking at wildlife such as giant deer, Eurasian elk, brown bears and the European mink.


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