Astrakhan Nature Reserve: birds’ paradise

Take a trip to the Astrakhan Nature Reserve in the south of Russia. More than one-and-a-half million birds of 300 species come here each spring and autumn. You can also see many rare types of fish and plants. Find out why the pelican is considered to be a symbol of devoted parental love, how a lotus protects itself from the evil eye and where to find Russian gold in a new XL Report only on RT.