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Baby grass snake

Duration: 00:48

Baby grass snakes, roughly the size of a shoe lace, inhabit the world of the waterlily leaves. They are almost totally aquatic at this age and are adept at hunting tadpoles in the shallow waters below.

Available since: Wed 8 Feb 2012

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Realms of the Russian Bear Green Jewel of the Caspian

1/6 This episode shows the verdant beauty of the wetlands surrounding the Caspian Sea.

First broadcast: 15 Nov 1992

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