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Wild world
The Wild World. Expedition by Timofey Bazhenov — constitute the combination of the three television genres: discovery, animals and reality show. Film crew of the program spent two years traveling across many places of Russia — the Far East...
1. Red Widow
Timofey Bazhenov’s expedition sets off for Sikhote-Alinsky forest reserves in search of the tiger – man-eater. Cameramen managed to film the tiger’s family.You will see extreme shots – one of the tigers attacked cameraman Vyachelav Titov and damaged...

2. Wolves Policy
The expedition film crew spent two years with a wolf pack. They made unique footage of the animals’ life.
13.09.2003

3. Beaver’s Kingdom
The film crew sets off in search of beavers. They reach the flood-bed of the Tsna river – a place considered inaccessible not only for a human being but also for most animals. For many thousand years not a single other animal but beaver stepped this...

4. Being a Polecat
The next expedition of Timofei Bazhenov’s Wild World programme will tell about small but extremely energetic preying animal. They have many enemies due to their character. Polecats inhabiting the moderate climate area of Russia constitute a major part...

5. In-born Man-eaters
The film is about life of lynx. The film crew managed to shoot the most singular footage: act of delivery of cubs. Lynx delivers cubs in a knothole 15 meters from the ground. Unique footage: the fight of two male lynx and two female lynx, chasing a...

6. Viper Blues
What happens in a human body after a bite of a poisonous snake? How does poison spread? What does a human being feel? Micro camera is implanted into the skin of Timofei Bazhenov, a viper bites him and poison spreads in the body… Timofei comments on...

7. Groundhog Night
Secrets of real hobbits’ lives. What do real hobbits look like? Timofei Bazhenov’s film crew filmed groundhogs.
18.10.2003

8. “Bamby-2003”
Timofei Bazhenov’s expedition sets off to film deer. How do these noble animals live? What kind of relationship is established within the deer herd?
25.10.2003

9. Ancestor of Plague
It is a film about the most unusual and charming creature – a large-eyed launce. We will show what’s happening in a hole two and a half meters under the ground and will tell you that commodity-money relations exist in the natural world. Hay is the currency...

10. Ghost Cat, or Dug-out Alive
Far East forest cat is the most mysterious cat in the wild world. Research is complicated. One can never find this cat in summer and it lives in the piles of snow in winter. Timofei Bazhenov’s expedition finds an injured kitten and takes it to the...

11. Real Pigs
Winston Churchill said: “Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us like equals.” Hunters consider it as an untamed pig and try to put it in its place and make a pork chop out of it. But a boar is different from a pig. A pig is no authority...

12. Just a Moose
This time the expedition will try to tame a wild moose and… will fail! Like Nikita Khrushchev failed forty years ago. However the new experiment with the wild world will not be a waste of time. The film crew will discover the formula of the healing...

13. Undersea Odyssey
You will meet inhabitants of the unexplored depths of the Pacific. The film crew of the undersea expedition will sound together with seal. In the clear waters surrounding the Southern Kurils, the cameramen will communicate with the mammal predator of...

14. Fox Forest
A fox will be introduced to you in the next episode. Foxtrot is the main item on the concert programme. Foxes’ tricks: a cunning fox will transform into a cat. The expedition sets off for the thick covert to the Urals. There, in the untouched wilds...

15. Rat’s Capital
The expedition will go on journey to the unexplored depths and gloomy undergrounds. It is a story of the greatest community of mammals. The cameramen will meet masses of Norway rats on the banks of the underground river. There are rats in post boxes...

16. Dances With Arctic Foxes
You won’t see it in the whiteness of winter. It’s either a dog or a fox. Writer Yuri Koval called it ‘half-done dog’, and then so that not to offend it added: Napoleon the Third. It is neither a dog, nor a fox. It’s the tundra guard. Humans value...

17. Tales of Tundra
One of the few subspecies of deer to become domestic is reindeer. It’s people who tamed it. This is why sometimes it rushes off its accustomed place and leaves away to look for love of its wild fellow creatures. Bucks snore not only while asleep...

18. Christmas Shrine
Special issue of the “Wild World. Timofey Bazhenov’s Expedition” programme. All the animals pictured in the series are shown in this episode. Ferrets’ love, act of delivery of a lynx – the Wild World crew shares its professional secrets and tell how...

19. The Wild Cat. Chechen Trace
To film the nineteenth episode of the series the film crew of the programme “The Wild World. Timofei Bazhenov’s Expedition” sets for Chechnya in search of the Caucasus wild cat. Observation over this rare species was stopped fifteen years ago due to...

20. The World of Hamsters
A band of hamsters occupied the city. They arrived from moors, swarmed parks and gardens and reached storerooms. They lay grains in store for the winter, however they don’t fall into winter sleep. They are the symbol of greed and the synonym of unrestraint...

21. The Bear in the North
It is deathly dangerous to follow it. Careless neighbourhood is bound to end up with death. It will take years to get filmed together with a polar bear and finish it up alive. There is a human being who can do so. The meeting of the bravest man on...

22. An Interview with a Vampire
It is not afraid of any traps. It can deactivate them like a skillful mine picker. When it pretends friendly – it does not mean any good. At first it was sweet and nice, and then it attacked like a bulldog set at a hair. Its goal is to steal anything...

23. The Twenty Ninth Leopard
The film pictures life of the most rare representative of the cat family living in Russia. In total, there are twenty eight species of this animal in the world. NTV Broadcasting Company expedition has found the twenty ninth cat in Hasan area of Sikhote-Alynsky...

24. Predacious Sky
The film profiles relationship in the families of falcons – saker falcons and peregrine. Viewers can watch saker chicks hatch out and the cameras fixed on other birds will help us witness an air hunt. The history and the present time of falconry.You...

25. Native Aurochs
The Wild World expedition is off to Prioksko-Terrasny National Park. Meanwhile, another group of extreme cameramen works at Belovezhskaya Puscha conservation. The aim is to approach wild bulls – aurochs, as close as possible. The shooting is as dangerous...

26. Sleepless in Blackthorn
The expedition cameramen found a bears lair in the forest. Taking every precaution against disclosure, the cameramen lowered microcameras under the depths of snow and brush wood. In the bears lair, there was a she-bear with her newly born cubs. The...

27. Sleepless in Blackthorn. The First Blood
Continuation of Sleepless in Blackthorn. Do Yetis really exist? How to bring up a bear’s cub at home? What should be done if you decide to keep it? Bloody fights between male animals and meetings with man-eating bear. A fight between a tiger and...

28. Cave Demons
Extreme zoologists visited sinister catacombs. The world of bats, silent demons of underground labyrinths and real vampires.
03.04.2004

29. Griffon Secrets
How do scavengers live? Appetizing smell and attractive sight of dishes. A fight for a dead cow and feeding kids of a real harpy.
10.04.2004

30. Dolphin and Mermaid
Under the depths of water, the extreme cameramen tried to get in contact with mammals looking like fish and with fish that has a lot in common with us. What is dolphins love like? Love story of a human being and a dolphin.
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31. The Isle of Red Mustang
There is a deserted island inhabited by mustangs in Russia. For a long time, wild horses were considered to have disappeared in the world, but this was not true. Extreme cameramen roughed a wild horse.
24.04.2004

32. Raccoon
Our hero is a gossiper, intriguer and a fashionmonger. The one who loves dirty underwear and possesses frigid wit, hot-spirited heart and clean hands. The world of wild laundry.
01.05.2004

33. Self–absorbed Horned Owl
The expedition spent May holidays in the forest working. Searching for a horned owl, we were flying over the night woods and twisted our heads as periscopes. We discussed the taste of mice, the advantages of attic life and learned the meaning of the...

34. Silent Forest
We tried to find out why a badger doesn’t sleep. You learnt to dig a hole correctly and to behave if you decided to get into a badger’s house. Why should one hide his nose and how to extract medicine out of rotten trees.
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35. What Are Otters?
An inflatable drift down a rapid river and a dip in the rush of the river in special wet suits in search for an otter – a small but aggressive raptor. This animal is able to kill a cow underwater. What will the encounter with the otter result in for...

36. Film of Silver Fox
There are only one hundred of them left in the wild world. NTV expedition managed to find a family of a rare animal - silver fox - at the Far East in taiga. Cameramen observed the life of the family for three years How do these rare predators fight...

37. An Arrow of a Porcupine
The biggest gnawer in Russia lives in the Caucasus. Unlike his relatives in India, it settled in the rocks. The life of a mountain porcupine from cradle to grave, a dance over an abyss, casting of arrows and other wild habits…
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38. Living in a Web
Arachnophobia is fare for spiders. However, there are people who like spiders. The members of the film crew of the programme "Wild World" are in-borne arachnophils. You will see a true band of arthropods - nearly all spiders existing in the Russian...

39. (1) Teeth and Claws
Bazhenov’s film crew sets off to the Far East forest reserves. The crew breaks through the wildwood on three off-roaders in order to meet a tiger there. In the wilds, the travelers find a venomous rattlesnake - copperhead snake. They walk along riverbeds...

40. (2) Two Bears in One Lair
Eternal Chukotka. The encounter of two hostile worlds - a Polar bear and a brown bear - can take place only here and maximum once in ten years. The expedition of the Wild World visited this summit and staved off a great battle. A snowy owl, a musk...

41. (3) Dogs of Stones
The film narrates about the trip of the crew of Timofei Bazhenov to the Urals. In the course of the long-time horse expedition, the participants meet various representatives of this beautiful land. The crew is attacked by a pack of wolves, meets an...

42. (4) Wood-Spirit
The film narrates about the trip of the crew of Timofei Bazhenov to impassable Buryat bogs. A path goes from mosses to the Strashnoye Lake. From there the crew will go to the North-West towards the Saint Lake. In the thicket and mosses, the journalists...

43. (5) Mountain Beast
Extreme animalists set out in search of the red-faced adder. Very few people intended to meet this dangerous creature. Wildcats snooked the group in limy canyons of the south Volga feeder. While raccoons for a little bribe showed them habitation of...

44. (6) «Golden Eagle» Operation
Bazhenov's crew went to Altai. Extreme operators sought a nest of the golden eagle and come across a bear, a fox, an Orsini’s viper, field voles and other fascinating animals on their way. Their way passed through a gorge along the Ulmen river to the...

45. (7) Inhabited Deserted Islands
46. (8) Giant Marmot
The film spotlights the travel of Bazhenov’s crew to Kalmyck steppes. The aim is to see the unique symbiosis of marmots and wild horses – tarpans. The film “Giant Marmot” will reveal the challenge of survival in the windy steppe, and unique shooting...

47. (9) Following Water Traces
Together with Bazhenov’s crew a viewer can go off on an exiting journey through the deserts of Caspian delta. The crew tried to discover water in the circumstances of horizonless sands and exhausting heat. Traces and behavior of animals, as well as...

48. (10) Interpenetration
This time the expedition was aimed at the European wildlife. On their way, the crew came across green parakeets and Egyptian geese. The explorers walked along the park paths in the forests of Alpine foothills while absolutely virgin forests stretched...

49. (11) River’s Time
For once Bazhenov’s film crew visited the lower delta of the Volga where the river falls into the Caspian Sea. Until now these hard accessible and not available for living regions remained blank on the map of Russia. On their way, the explorers came across...

50. (12) High Latitude Expedition
Expeditionists of Timofey Bazhenov’s crew went off on a journey around severe and mysterious Arctic. The crew managed to follow the path of their famous precursors: Wrangel island, the Bering Strait, the Laptev Sea and Medniy island. Viewers and explorers...

51. (13) Two Dead and One Alive
Viewers and expeditionists went to the mountain forests of the East Caucasus to see the Colhida adder, a very rare reptile. Science is aware of only two species of this family and both of them are kept in collections of zoology museums. Nobody except...

52. (14) To See Paris And…
The crew went to Paris and in the neighbor of this small Bashkir village they searched an amazing animal – Hemiehinus Auritus, a contemporary of the two-horned rhinoceros and cave hyena who have long ago vanished from the surface of the globe. Hemiehinus...

53. (15) Clouded Reputation
Timofey Bazhenov’s film crew made a move to the Far East to see the Far East leopard. Special peculiarities: clever, prudent, amazingly handsome and above all - uncatchable. On their way, the expeditionists came across brown bears, a wild leopard cat...

54. (16) Wild Chukhon
The Wild World crew went to the tundras of Volozersk. Dozens of kilometers along the snow-covered taiga and tundra, coming across a reindeer, a white grouse and wolves. But the main aim of the expedition was seeing a wolverine, a rare and prudent animal...

55. (17) Wàó Up
Sheer cliffs, dazzling snow, knocking down wind, inhuman fatigue, the air difficult to inhale and insufficient for breathing. Blood is pulsating in your temples and the world that is already far away down is falling from under your feet. These are the...

56. (18) Where is My Faith? New Year Episode
This once the Wild World film crew had a very unusual journey. They passed through centuries and found themselves in the pre-Christian Russia. In those days, somewhat scary for civilized people, our forefathers worshiped minor divinities in the similitude...

57. (19) Cat Children
These kittens were born simultaneously in different families: those of lynx, leopard and European cats. In parallel they will grow up, gain experience and make their first timid steps into the unknown and scaring world.
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58. (20) Stripes and Thorns
Bazhenov's crew went on a fascinating journey to Altai where striped raccoons and thorny porcupines lived. Extremely unfavorable terrain and severe shooting conditions were this time aggravated by an unfriendly behavior of a local wolf pack. Here, wolves...

59. (21) TV Set - Aquarium
Wild World extreme lovers submerged in the depths of the World ocean. They went round the earth several times on various ships, dived under the ice on different parallels of the North Pole, and appeared in the clear waters of the Asia-Pacific Region...

60. (22) Eat a Roach
The expeditionists visited tropical regions of the Southeast Asia. They searched the king cobra and the Siamese crocodile in the mine area of the Kingdom of Cambodia. In mangrove swamps they came across wild elephants. Flying foxes and noisy monkeys...

61. (23) Checked. Mine-Free
We invite you to climb with Bazhenov’s crew to an ancient Buddhist temple, rappel from a 700-meter cliff and get straight into a virgin forest. It is impossible to reach this place otherwise and one can get out of here only on foot. The expeditionists...

62. (24) Wild Pets
We invite you for a ride to the Kavminvody station. Bazhenov’s crew will chase ravenous spiders, search a weasel locule, and gentle mustangs. Furthermore, they will attempt to penetrate into a dig up of wild hamsters to find out if the eyes of these...

63. (25) Transpolar Lights
This time Wild World extreme lovers chose as their destination the latitudes where the sun never sets and ice never melts. The route was settled from the continent to Novaya Zemlya and further to the archipelago wearing a famous name of the Austrian...

64. (26) Tambov Comrades
We invite our viewers to Tambov swamps impassible to men. After the trip to those swamps, the fairy tales about water-spirits will appear a childish affair. This time, Bazhenov’s film crew managed to meet two pretty she-moose, and arrange a true ‘groundhog...

65. (27) Siberiada
The expedition of the Wild World visited Omsk. In the territory of Omsk region, several natural zones come together: forest-steppe in the south, greenwoods and softwood forest in the middle and tundra in the north. The expedition was attracted not by...

66. (28) The Mistress of Rivers (Cambodia)
This time viewers will visit the wonderful country of Cambodia. The extreme travelers from the program Wild World covered ten thousand kilometers by air and found themselves in the embraces of the damp jungles of the South East Asia. They dived in the...

67. (29) Traces of Nudes (Cambodia)
The film crew of the Wild World continues examination of the unusual country of Cambodia. Together with the extreme travelers of Bazhenov’s film crew, the viewers will come down from the highest peak of the table-land Phnom Bokor and the second highest...

68. (30) Goodbye to Dags
The travelers visited Kyzyl. The film crew made its way through the mountain slopes and thick woods to show the fauna of Tuva in its great variety. The heroes of the expedition are: a cunning silver fox, a small wood deer and a deceitful wolverine...

69. (31) Bear’s Corner
This time the expedition of the Wild World program visited Tver region. At first sight, there’s no trace of a bear in the suburbs of Tver – perhaps only the river Medveditsa (which means a “she-bear” in Russian). The way of the film crew led to a unique...

70. (32) Waves of Amur
The film crew of the Wild World visited Khabarovsk. The episode is dedicated to: health and cosmetics as seen by Siberian tiger and guillotine in day-to-day life of a noble deer. This episode is also about the difficulties of stinging with a shield...

71. (33) A Viper’s Story
This time the film crew of the Wild World visited Tver region. At first sight, this area seems well-trodden. However, the film crew found the reason why it should be visited again. The land of thick woods, great rivers and deep lakes still has lots...

72. (34) Other 72 Meters
Bazhenov’s film crew investigated the Northern coast of the Red Sea – Sinai. The film crew penetrated through the genuine Bedouin territory – the Northern mangrove woods. Sinai it not only a historic treasury, but also the storehouse of underwater world...

73. (35) Low Truths
This time Bazhenov’s film crew invites the viewers to the excursion in the kingdom of joint-legged animals. Unnoticed, they follow people everywhere. As a rule, people have no idea of their presence in their lives. However, the watchful cameras of...

74. (36) Black Island Mystery
The Wild World crew of extreme lovers has visited distant and hot Africa. Before reaching their aim – the Rubondo island situated in the middle of the Victoria Lake – they had to go through a the hazards of a crash in the adust African sky and a voyage...

75. (37) At the Bottom
They arouse mystical horror and disgust. Their population is 5 times as large as the human one, and they are as cruel and sly as humans. The Wild World extreme cameramen will reveal the secrets of a rat underground in Moscow to the viewers.

76. (38) Zhigulevskaya Light
Any corner of Russia has something peculiar and exceptional. Just open a map, pick the route at random and the diversity of the world of flora and fauna will open to you. So did the Wild World crew. The Samara region, the middle lands of the Volga...

77. (39) Wild Boar
We invite the viewers for a summer trip around the reserves of the Kostroma Region and the vastness of the Krasnodar Area. In the programme: traffic regulations on the boar path. How to avoid an accident and escape boar’s tusks? Is it easy to be a...

78. (40) Poshekhon Novelty
79. (41) Java in Reality
Bazhenov’s crew is going to explore the worlds’ biggest archipelago – Indonesia. Every Indonesian island has its own atmosphere, peculiar customs, unique culture and incredibly rich flora and fauna. The Wild World crew sets off for the island of Java...

80. (42) Dormice. Made in Caucasus
The Wild World film crew happened to be in the mountain air. Branches of Ossetian mountains are inhabited by rodents and insect-eaters. Here, the travelers see a porcupine and find out that a wound of its quill does not cause death. Cavate relatives...

81. (43) Patchwork
The Wild World crew made an overview trip in order to compare the tropics of various regions of the globe. The viewers will see Asian and African elephants, a jaguar, an argus pheasant and a great many of snakes, from tiny to gigantic.
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82. (44) The Knight in the Leopard’s Skin
The Wild World team of extreme lovers visited Kyrgyzstan. This is the land of hospitable people and excellent koumiss and the place where the Tien Shan mountains meet the semi desert. The waters of Issyk Kul are still amazingly blue. At present the...

83. (45) Blue Oyster
This once Wild World crew invited the viewers to submerge in the waters of the Pacific Ocean. The Sakhalin shelf accommodates actiniae that bloom quietly on its underwater glades and where a dreadful poisonous swellfish hides. A gigantic octopus is...

84. (46) Red Serpent
A fiery mamushi can be found in the foothill belt of the southern Kazakhstan, its color is so bright that many tropical inhabitants look pale as compared to it. Copperhead snakes of such color are very rare; they inhabit only steppe foothills and deserts...

85. (47) Armenian Problems Or a Sand Wiper
Wild World extreme lovers decided to visit hospitable forests of sunny Armenia. On the mountain cleaves the fearless trappers came across a poisonous blunt-nosed viper, Radde’s rock viper, sand viper and porcupines which can rattle their tails just like...

86. (48) Gods of Death
The latest footage shot by the team of extreme-lovers of the Wild World. The most dreadful and mighty predators come in their true colours.
01.10.2005

87. (49) Taimyr Call For Us
This time the adventurers set off for Taimyr Peninsula. The expedition arrived to the Putoran plateau, the part of the forest-tundra in the extreme North. The severe climate, peculiar flora and fauna, narrow and deep lakes with bold shores, hundreds...

88. (50) Bear’s Lair
The viewers traveled around Orel and Tver’ regions together with Bazhenov’s crew. The film crew met brown bears, a glutton and a badger. The members of expedition visited the cozy lair of a brown bear, watched badgers hunting the last worms inhabiting...

89. (51) Enchanting South Coast of Crimea
The Wild World crew invites the viewers to the Crimea, - the mountain part of Crimea, which is free of holiday-makers or public beaches like the South Coast. The team of extreme-lovers will find its way by secret paths to mountain caves Tepe-Karmen...

90. (52) Bird’s Sin
The Wild World film crew visited Kemerov region. The cameras of the film crew are aimed at birds of prey and their victims: sand eels, mice, frogs and marmots. The members of expedition discovered that there’s nothing incidental in the wild world, everything...

91. (53) Northern Sea Route
Bazhenov’s film crew took a journey on an ice-breaker ship along the Northern Sea Route. The travelers got off in the port of Dudinka, landed at Dicson, walked along the coast of Franz Josef Land, moved to the East towards Medny Island via the New Land...

92. (54) Beaver
Bazhenov’s team visited Ryazan region. After they saw beavers, asps and water snakes, the travelers set off for the swampy regions of Khabarovsk Area in search of copperhead snakes, wood snakes and swamp beavers. The members of expedition compared the...

93. (55) Dark Nights Near the Town of Sochi
The Wild World crew visited the suburbs of Sochi and Adler. The film crew explored subtropics of the Western Caucasus. Axis deer, a very rear amphibian – Caucasian mud diver and a fierce wolf pack are in the focus of the cameramen.
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94. (56) Fauna Land
The film crew finds itself far beyond the polar circle in the wooded tundra of Finland. Extreme lovers cameramen broke through the Mannerheim Line, followed the traces of a wolf pack, met a bear and got to know the reindeers. Their only accompaniers...

95. (57) Pre-Historic Creatures
The unique expedition of the Wild World team in Vyatskaya region. The site of excavation of ancient animals of Permian period that died out 30 million years before the first dinosaur appeared is situated in the suburbs of the town of Kotelnich. This...

96. (58) White Sea Dweller
Bazhenov’s team sets off for Karelia. According to school textbooks the main terrain features of this area formed in preglacial period. Indeed, the main terrain feature here is the White Sea-Baltic Canal, an immense artificial river that has changed...

97. (59) Aviafilm
The Wild World team made a trip around the steppe of Kazakhstan. They watched hunting with a golden eagle there. This is one of the most expensive entertainments in the world. The film crew observed an eagle pulling a fox to pieces and starting an...

98. (60) Taiga Love Story
A plane will carry the travelers thousand of kilometers to the East. The Ussurian taiga will shelter them. Salmons will spawn for them, black cocks will bell, and otters and beavers will invite them to go diving. A coney will make a ruck and a sable...

99. (61) Da Vinci Cat
Bazhenov’s team sets off for mountains again. This once the travelers will storm the proud Elbrus. Their ascending will be particularly hard in winter conditions. However, the brave mountaineers will not be empty-handed on their return. A white leopard...

100. (62) Real Crocodile Hunters
Bazhenov’s team invites the viewers to the East. The voyagers will travel from Moscow by plane, make several changes and find themselves in Phnom-Penh. Then they will cross Cambodia in a jeep and get to the territory of the wild tribe of man-eaters...

101. (63) We Will Go North
Bazhenov’s team travelled beyond the Arctic Circle. The travellers crossed the 67th Parallel circle, took part in wolf hunting, made friends with squirrels, deer, and otter and talked to a snow owl, while the marsh long-eared owl acted as a mediator...

102. (64) The Drunken Forest
Next Saturday the “Wild World” invites the viewers to the far journey beyond two oceans and three seas. In the wild jungle, the film crew will meet large-eyed and very amiable kukang, watch a rare antelope serow, catch a green peafowl and track down...

103. (65) Move the Knight
Bazhenov’s team invites the viewers for the expedition to Kalmyk steppes. The voyagers explored certain sections of the Great Silk Road. The viewers could watch a saiga, fish in the Aral, get surprised at extraordinary abilities of ground squirrels...

104. (66) Cat’s Love
This Saturday the film crew invites the viewers … to a wedding. Rather, several weddings. However, there will be no brides in white dresses or usual wedding greetings there. The “Wild World” team offers its viewers to have a look at cat weddings...

105. (67) Hammerhead and Sickle Fish
The “Wild World” team invites TV viewers to an underwater trip at coral reefs. There you can see clown fish, get to know what sea cucumbers, snappers and groupers are like. The film crew will visit drowned ships; penetrate into cockpits, and meet a...

106. (68) The Return
The “Wild World” expedition drifted in the Northern ice. TV viewers could find out why walrus needs fangs, why polar fox can become herbivorous, watch a polar beer and its brood, and also see the slowest ruminant – a musk ox.
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107. (69) Bonnie and Clyde
This Saturday the “Wild World” will show you ferrets’ mortal fights and carnage in a village hen house that nearly caused an uprising. You’ll witness all the life stages of this remarkable specimen of weasel family, and a ferret’s intimate life will...

108. (70) Special Episode from New Guinea. "How we nearly bought a man’s head"
Bazhenov’s team followed the route of the great Russian pioneer Nikolay Nikolaevich Miklukho-Maklay. During the extreme voyage, the team members lived in tents, travelled by boat, slept in hammocks in the woods, and ate mostly the catch of hunt or fish...

109. (71) Pastures of Heaven
The Wild World film crew continues its travel across New Guinea. It moves to Misool Island. The viewers will meet the largest warm-blood of New Guinea – a cassowary. This beautiful and rare bird is dangerous even for a human being. The travellers...

110. (72) The Rats’ World
The Wild World film crew goes underground and studies the manners of rats. Legends surround brown rats. They happily eat each other and assimilate with the infrastructure of the capital. The king of rats indeed has many heads, however, king’s life...

111. (73) Titov Island
Sensation! Bazhenov’s film crew discovered an uninhabited island in the Pacific Ocean.The discoverers named the island after its first inhabitant, the Wild World director of photography and great Russian voyager Vyacheslav Vladimirovich Titov...

112. (74) Tundra
The Wild World film crew visited the extreme North. The voyagers have travelled a long way by snowmobiles. From the ice coast, they moved inland up to the habitation places of polar bears. Following the traces of bears to the lair, they saw a mother-bear...

113. (75) A Goose Thief and Convention Violator
The viewers will learn about the habits and life of snow geese. Geese are not afraid of flue, they have a more dangerous enemy – a white fox that steals eggs from nests and strangles these birds on the wing. Courageous ganders defend their posterity...

114. (76) The Old Fellow
Many thousands years have passed since a man and a wolf got to know each other. People honor this animal as the ancestor of a large tribe of the man’s best friends – dogs. Wolves are often invested with human features. There is a saying: “Man is a...

115. (77) Afghan Syndrome
The Wild World crew invites you to a fascinating flight to Uzbekistan followed by a trip to Tajikistan and an excursion to Afghan mountains. Bedouins will meet us with hospitality as always and we will find unique animals among armories. You’ll see...

116. (78) The Paths of Smolensk Region
The Wild World film crew travelled to the forests of Smolensk area. The travellers made friends with elks, puzzled out tricks of foxes, escaped from a sounder, got to know dark and light sides of the sulky animal – the glutton and paid a visit to night...

117. (79) Heroes of Bryansk Region
Timofey Bazhenov’s Wild World visited the very thicket of Bryansky forest. The film crew revealed spy games of a dormouse, fought for its place in the sun, wondered at full-blooded jollies of bears, sustained an attack of an asp and hosted a common racoon...

118. (80) Marshes of Meshchera
The Wild World film crew visited the land of pure water and saw the marshes of Meshchera praised by Paustovsky. Peaceful beavers settle here in a quiet backwater. However, they still have enough concerns. Wolves reside at a dangerous proximity to other...

119. (81) Kursk Arc
The Wild World examines Kursk and Orel area. The members of the film crew will see a goshawk hunting quails, witness complicated relations between sky predators – a black raven, a marsh owl and a buzzard, and will get to know a chinchilla better...

120. (82) The Sky of Altai
The Wild World film crew invites the viewers to visit Altai. The film crew found its way through the mountain trails to find the nesting place of a vulture and observe hawks, snow leopard, and deer. While hamster put up weight and venomous spiders crawl...

121. (83) Mother Siberia
The action took place near the classified nuclear town Krasnoyarsk-26.In the pathless thicket, the voyagers met bears one of which attempted to attack the cameraman Titov. Travelling in the company of elks, the film crew was lucky enough to see a she-elk...

122. (84) Timofey’s Way
Bazhenov’s group made a trip to Tyumensk Region. Their main task was to find a mysterious muskrat – a little red-listed animal. On their way, the cameramen chanced to watch mating battles of pheasants and the intimacies of hedgehogs. The voyagers saw...

123. (85) Team of Reptiles. Premier League
Timofey Bazhenov’s team is in search of snakes. Pythons and cobras, vipers and asps, steppe ribbon snake and whip snake – and that is not the complete list. The cameraman of the programme had not enough luck to fall a victim of a mangrove snake – boiga...

124. (86) Photo Magnification
This episode shows how to penetrate into the inaccessible for a man world of insects with the help of objective magnification. For example, to see the most numerous “water predator” —whirligig beetles which attack their victims in hundreds. Or waver...

125. (87) Kids of Badger
Heroes of this programme are the representatives of the weasel family. In the Elborus Region, the film crew met a common weasel. In rivers and lakes, the naturalists watched otters. The Wild World film crew watched a badger arranging its burrow, saw...

126. (88) Eurasia. European Area
The Wild World programme visited the Central Europe, where it saw lots of interesting things. The travelers learned where a racoon came to Europe from, and why peasants do not trust this animal. They saw a strix hunting. They met a red deer on mountain...

127. (89) Eurasia. Shocking Asia
The viewers will see the stories full of amazing Oriental peculiarities. The Wild World will tell about bazaars in Cambodia and hunting for hogs with the Papuans, and life on an uninhabited island amid sea turtles. One can hardly escape from the tropical...

128. (90) “Nadezhda” And a Whale
The film crew of the programme sailed to Sakhalin by the boat “Nadezhda”. Here the travelers met a ringed seal, which comes to the island from the North and arranges its resting place in fleet water. The viewers could watch a feathered carnivore – an...

129. (91) Hedgehogs
The crew of Timofey Bazhenov is going to watch hedgehogs. The viewers together with the film crew will solve mysteries of eared hedgehogs, see recreative gymnastics of Eurasian hedgehogs and hedgehogs hunting for amphibians and learn why they are not...

130. (92) Siberia Trophy
The Wild World expedition crossed the forest area of Siberia from west to east. In search for animals, the travellers moved by ”directions” instead of moving along the roads. In addition to traditional footage of wild animals, viewers will see the really...

131. (93) Living on the Top
The Wild World team traveled in the Elborus area. What is it like – climbing the rocks and seeing the world vertiginous height, getting down to the cave of bats and walking across the halls of an ice palace in a glacier, and then hunting a snow leopard?Besides...

132. (94) Across the Sea
In this episode of Wild World programme the viewers could see the most beautiful islands in Russia and the shores that still remember the glacier attack. To learn why moose come to the lake. To see how wild boars bring up their youth. To understand how...

133. (95) Cranes Fly
The Wild World team went on a journey, following the cranes. The viewers learned what the cranes cannot share with the hawks, where and how they learn to fly in order and what advantages a wedge has, if compared to a line. And the aerial stunts, performed...

134. (96) Zoologist is Waiting for Dawn in a Tent
This film presented a lot of interesting and useful information to TV-viewers. For instance, they learned why the Chukotka shores are dangerous for whales. What traditional Chukotka cuisine recipes are there and how to feed the whole settlement with one...

135. (97) Island of Luck
The Wild World team visited the Komandor archipelago islands. The film crew filmed a fur seals’ resting place. The viewers witnessed unique events – love games at the breaking wave edge, child-bearing and the first steps of pinniped babies to the ocean...

136. (98) Children - Bloodsuckers
The audience was able to see love games of the sea otter – the kalan. It is the only one of the Mustelidae representatives which paws are as skillfull as people’s. Sea otters make love in water but the visibility in the ocean is fantastic. The travelers...

137. (99) Snow Lion
The Wild World team visited Tien Shan. The travelers were looking for the snow leopard den in the mountains and meanwhile met ornithologists, saving stalker birds. The viewers saw the unique falcon in a full hunting ammunition and learnt how to equip...

138. (100) Total Recall
It is the end of the snow leopards’ story and other cats’ stories, witnessed by the Wild World crew. This film presented the hunt of an Amur man-eating tiger, it showed how a lion family chases antelopes in the vast African savannah. You could also learn...

139. (101) Safari Near Kilimanjaro, Part I
Bazhenov’s team went on a journey to Kenya - from savanna to the snowy peaks of Kilimanjaro. The travelers’ way was blocked by a herd of elephants, which nearly trampled the cameraman down! The film crew saw a quick antelope and a gracious giraffe...

140. (102) Safari Near Kilimanjaro, Part II
The TV viewers could see troops of various antelopes, a small duiker, which eats not only grass, but also rodents and birds, unlike its relatives; a big horned koodoo, striped as a zebra; lions hunting zebras and a leopard chasing monkeys.Colobus monkey...

141. (103) We Shall Stay for the Winter
This episode tells how behavior of animals changes together with the season. The film crew watched animals in the north, on the Kola Peninsular, and in the south, in the steppes of Rostov and the mountain forests of the Caucasus. TV viewers learned...

142. (104) Insomniac Bear
Timofey Bazhenov’s team started on a journey to the Omsk Region to look for an insomniac bear. On their way the film crew also met other wild animals inhabiting this area, like bison, in whose herd matriarchate prevails, and a pyralid fox, which is considered...

143. (105) Predators
Bazhenov’s team set off for Lesosibirsk to look for big and small predators. TV viewers could watch the northern giants’ deadly horn fights; watch all stages of the lynx’s hunt – from sneaking up to a decisive jump; walk along the wild pig’s path, find...

144. (106) Three Tickets to Siberia
The Wild World team went on a journey to the frontier between Europe and Asia, taiga and tundra, mountains and valleys. This beautiful region is the territory of the Republic of Komi. A real snowy winter prevails there. Lakes are covered with the clear...

145. (107) Treasures of the Soil
TV viewers could learn about some of the relict animal species survived throughout the millennia. About the northern deer and ordinary eel-pots, who remember ice-flowing; about beavers, contemporaries of mammoths, which proved to be much more cunning...

146. (108) The Unknown Kamchatka
Travelers continued their journey about the Far East. They walked along the coast of Kamchatka and went on a trip to the isle of Iona. TV viewers could look at the noisy birdy spots and at its colored inhabitants. Each of them is unique. Together...

147. (109) While Silence
Expedition members crossed the Russian border and took their road to the Alaska shores. On the North American continent they were fascinated by the unique world of animals and plants. TV viewers could learn everything about a white-headed sea-eagle...

148. (110) Cuckolds of Archangelsk
Bazhenov’s team went on to the snowy Russian North. There, in the primeval forests, secret path of wild pigs run. TV viewers learned what the wild pigs do in the thick of winter, how one should bring pigs up and what war experience the Teutonic Knights...

149. (111) Usual Heroes
Together with Bazhenov’s team the TV viewers could be involved in the “rope” exercise and other trainings; they could hear stories, how the courageous travelers reached the peaks of the mountains and descended into the caves, how they submerged with...

150. (112) The Tiger Jumped
The travelers visited the Far Eastern Dalnorechensk. They encountered wolves and other local inhabitants there. The Asiatic black bear, the most sharp-clawed specimen of the bear breed, has cleared a record bar before your eyes, having got comfortably...

151. (113) The Quick and the Dead
The Wild World team gets down deep under the ground. There is still snow on the surface, whereas underneath the temperature is stable, mortuary chill prevails both in winter and in summer. You can find bats sleeping in the karst galleries. Who are they...