Russia's Wild Sea

July 2018

Season 1 Episode 2

Expired 4.0 6 x
Red-crowned cranes perform their mating dances on the southern Island of Hokkaido where foxes scavenge sika deer, while the sea is filled with millions of salmon, pollock and herrings that feed the world’s biggest colonies of northern fur seals and murres, whose chicks leap 50 metres from cliffsides to reach the beach and the ocean. The forests abound with food, but the tiger population is growing so fast that rangers supply extra feed to their prey. The balance of life here remains delicate. T...
June 2018

Season 1 Episode 1

Expired 3.0 4 x
Looking at the extraordinary wildlife in the area known as the Sea of Okhotsk in Russia. For years the area was restricted as a result of the forced labour camps, the infamous gulags. The camps are a thing of the past and many of the former prisoners have moved away. The region is, once again, almost entirely devoid of humans. It’s both hell and paradise for the few people and innumerable wild animals who habitate here.