This is an absolutely family friendly nature and wildlife program which, contrary to what a previous reviewer would have you believe, contains no scenes of nudity in any shape or form.
Bond star Timothy Dalton travels to various locations in North America to find and observe wolves in the wild. The animals prove elusive, and his first visit to Alaska doesn't lead to any sighting. However, there is beautiful footage of the stunning landscape and of grizzly bears feasting on migrating salmon in a river.
Dalton speaks about the undeserved evil reputation of the wolf, and he talks to both native Americans in Alaska and white farmers in Montana about their relation with the wolves in the area.
In Minnesota he teams up with a scientist and manages to track down a wolf with a radio collar and finally comes up close with one of the animals.
Maybe the most interesting part of the film is the journey to the barren north of Canada, where Dalton meets a scientist who spends much time observing the animals in this inhospitable place. He, and the viewers, are rewarded with sightings of a family of wolves with young cubs which are a joy to watch.
If you are looking for an in-depth scientific documentary about the behaviour of wolves and their habitat, this will likely not be what you are looking for. But if you like to see these magnificent animals in the wild, along with beautiful footage of the remote places where they live, this is a very enjoyable little film. Dalton is enthusiastic about every sighting of the animals, and his narration is informative without being overly scientific. He remains sympathetic to the plight of the animals throughout and seems genuinely thrilled when one of the cubs comes up close and takes a morsel of his lunch.
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