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River Monsters

  • Episode: 

    4 of 8

  • Title: 

    Mongolian Mauler
  • Transmission: 

    Tue 29 Jan 2013
  • Time: 

    7.30pm - 8.00pm
  • Week: 

    Week 5 2013 : Sat 26 Jan - Fri 01 Feb
  • Channel: 

    ITV

 

When he hears of a recent bloody attack in a remote Mongolian river, angler Jeremy Wade wonders if it could be the work of a giant fish so rare that it’s more legend than fact.  
 
Pound for pound, this man-sized monster is said to be one of the world’s strongest fighters on a line – or at least, it was.
 
With illegal gold miners poisoning its last hideouts, it’s anyone’s guess if this pumped-up predator is still alive and biting.
 
Jeremy’s quest to track it down leads him into a vast landlocked wilderness where the only people he’s likely to meet are gun-toting outlaws.
 
Could the rivers here still be home to a beast that Jeremy has read about but never seen?