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Discovering Russia

Ivan and the Wolf

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When Ivan was offered a wolf cub, he immediately agreed, partly out of curiosity but also to save an animal that would otherwise have been put down. The wolf has lived with Ivan, his daughter and two dogs ever since, and soon became a part of the family, as well as regularly attracting media attention. As Ivan’s primaeval pet grows ever bigger, it demands more time, care and space. An RTD crew visits Ivan’s ‘pack’ to find out more about living with a wild predator. As we tag along, we ask if it’s possible to turn a wolf into a pet or whether the call of the wild is too strong.