Animal World

Rare Animals of Russia

Russian fauna can amaze even the most experienced traveller. The country’s diverse natural and climatic zones — ranging from Kaliningrad to Kamchatka — provide an excellent habitat for the rarest birds and animals, many of which are included in the Red Book. In RTG TV’s new programme learn how harp seal pups are born, why gophers stand on their back legs, how brown bears catch fish and which ancient legend about red deer was proven to be scientific fact in the 21st century.

Director Aleksandr Efimov, Mariya Smelkova, Sergey Ermolenko, Dmitriy Honin

Year 2012

Duration 00:51:34

Director Aleksandr Efimov, Mariya Smelkova, Sergey Ermolenko, Dmitriy Honin

Russian fauna can amaze even the most experienced traveller. The country’s diverse natural and climatic zones — ranging from Kaliningrad to Kamchatka — provide an excellent habitat for the rarest birds and animals, many of which are included in the Red Book. In RTG TV’s new programme learn how harp seal pups are born, why gophers stand on their back legs, how brown bears catch fish and which ancient legend about red deer was proven to be scientific fact in the 21st century.

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