Wild Britain with Ray Mears

March 2013

Episode 10: The Best of Series 3

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Ray revisits some of his favourite moments from the series, starting on the Isle of Mull where he swam with the incredible basking shark and observed white-tailed eagle chicks.

Episode 9: The Weald

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Ray explores the Weald, a medieval landscape of forests and heathland on the border of Kent and Sussex where he watches deer and their fawns.
February 2013

Episode 8: Isles of Scilly

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Ray visits the Scilly Isles. With one of the mildest climates in the country, species can be found here which don't appear anywhere on the mainland.

Episode 7: Isle of Wight Coast

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Off the Isle of Wight Ray finds conger eels, the spiny spider crab and smooth hound sharks and on land a rare butterfly and the footprint of a prehistoric iguanodon.

Episode 6: Argyll Rainforest

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In Argyll, Ray explores the temperate rainforest, discovers the sika deer, meets a local lichenologist, and learns about the reintroduction of the European beaver.

Episode 4

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Ray continues his celebration of the British landscape and its wildlife. Ray takes a trip down the River Wye in Wales, meeting local experts and observing wildlife.
January 2013

Episode 8

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Ray is on Salisbury Plain, the largest area of chalk grassland in Britain and home to our biggest military training ground - which has helped preserve many of its flora and fauna.

Episode 7

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Ray Mears is in the Yorkshire Dales today exploring the dramatic limestone geology, its cliffs and caves, and the wildlife dependant on it including cave spiders and bats.

Episode 2

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Ray Mears explores the ancient forests on the Isle of Wight. Cut off from the mainland, the island has no grey squirrels which means it is a sanctuary for the rare red squirrel.
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