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  • ASIA’S LAST CHEETAHS

    ASIA’S LAST CHEETAHS

    The Asiatic Cheetah is a critically endangered species. Only 40-70 of these wild cats survive today in Iran. Animal welfare activists have launched a broad rescue mission to save these hunters from extinction. Cheetahs in Asia? Yes, they do still exist. But only 40-70 of these graceful hunters are left in the wild, surviving today exclusively in Iran. These Asiatic Cheetahs are the rarest big cats in the world. Mohammad Farhadinia is one of the most eminent experts on Asiatic […]

  • WHALE TALKS

    WHALE TALKS

    Biologists and computer linguists team up for the first time to decode the language of orcas and launch a scientific expedition into the mesmerizing inlets of Northern Canada and Norway. Tales and legends exist in many cultures of people blessed with a gift that allows them to communicate with animals. Understanding the language of animals is an ancient dream of mankind. Behavioural scientists like Konrad Lorenz, Jane Goodall or Dian Fossey are icons in this field, even if some of […]

  • ORPHAN BEARS IN THE LAND OF THE TIGERS

    ORPHAN BEARS IN THE LAND OF THE TIGERS

    Two scientists are raising young orphan bears in the Siberian wilderness. Their mothers were killed by hunters. Will the scientists bring the cubs safely through their first summer? For 25 years, Swiss-Canadian bear researcher Reno For 25 years, Swiss-Canadian bear researcher Reno Sommerhalder has been living among bears. In 2013, he set off into the Ussuriysk wilderness, in the far eastern corner of Siberia, to carry out a particularly ambitious project. Together with Russian biologist Sergey Kolchin, he is trying to […]

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  • THE LARGEST CROCODILE IN THE WORLD

    THE LARGEST CROCODILE IN THE WORLD

    One of the most reclusive animals in the world, the “Sunda-Gavial”, is said to live in the last wooded swamps of Southeast Asia. An exciting expedition in search of the world’s largest crocodile. The largest crocodiles in the world are said to live on the Indonesian island of Borneo. To locate the species known as the Sunda-Gavial, biologist René Bonke travels to the Tanjung Puting National Park, where he is accompanied by a film team over several months and on […]