Thick forests, vast wetlands, deep chasms - this is a wild, inaccessible place that belongs more to myth than reality. The landscape looks as if it was taken straight form Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings." But here there are neither orcs nor elves; rather, bears and wolves. This is not Middle Earth; rather it is middle Europe - the Balkans. Through the centuries this land has burned its way into the soul and spirit of its people. The jagged contours have thrown long dark shadows over the history of the peninsula, always in the middle, between forces of the East and the West. It's as if the bloody history of the Balkans conspired to conceal its natural wonders. The landscape is still untouched and in it are wild animals that have all but vanished from the rest of Europe.
S34 Ep5: India's Wandering LionsS34 Ep1: Animal ReunionsS34 Ep8: Moose: Life of a Twig EaterS34 Ep2: Soul of the ElephantS33 Ep13: The Sagebrush SeaS33 Ep11: Mystery Monkeys of Shangri-LaS33 Ep10: Animal Homes: CitiesS33 Ep9: Animal Homes: Location, Location, LocationS33 Ep8: Animal Homes: The NestS33 Ep6: The Last Orangutan EdenS33 Ep2: A Sloth Named VelcroS32 Ep9: Touching the WildS32 Ep6: Honey Badgers: Masters of MayhemS30 Ep1: Radioactive WolvesS29 Ep12: Salmon: Running the GauntletS28 Ep8: Invasion of the Giant PythonsS28 Ep6: Clash: Encounters of Bears and WolvesS28 Ep1: Cloud: Challenge of the StallionsS27 Ep9: Kilauea: Mountain of FireS27 Ep8: Why We Love Cats and Dogs
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