Sprawling over 11 time zones and two continents from Europe to the Pacific, and beyond the magnificent cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg, this huge country contains a wealth of unspoilt natural wilderness. As one of the largest in the world , Russias wilderness stretches across one-eighth of the planets land mass. In a place where much of the diversity is endangered, Wild Russia gained special access to soon to be inaccessible regions, allowing the production to capture some of the most breathtakingly beautiful flora and fauna on film.<br> Russia is home to the biggest predator cat, the most gigantic wild bears, the largest martens, eagles and owls. It is a refuge for three species of bears the Russian grizzly, brown bear and Asiatic black bear as well as three rare species of big cats the Siberian tiger, Amur leopard and snow leopard. From east to west, via mountains, volcanoes, deserts, lakes and Arctic ice, this breathtaking series features stunning cinematography as it charts the dazzling natural wonders of a vast country.