Tag: David Attenborough

Attenborough and the Giant Dinosaur (2016) (TV) 7.8

Attenborough and the Giant Dinosaur (2016) (TV)

David Attenborough travel to arid Patagonia in southern Argentina, where accidental fossil finds allowed after intensive digs, including a nest site, to reconstruct in a specially adapted industrial workhouse the largest...

Planet Earth: A Celebration (2020) 8.7

Planet Earth: A Celebration (2020)

TV special features a compilation of sequences from BBC America's 'Planet Earth II' and 'Blue Planet II' with new narration and music....

Flying Monsters 3D with David Attenborough (2011) 7.5

Flying Monsters 3D with David Attenborough (2011)

Famous naturalist David Attenborough explains the rise and fall of pterosaurs, mistakenly known as flying dinosaurs. He also flies a glider to show how big the Quetzalcoatlus, at the time the largest known pterosaur spec...

Extinction: The Facts (2020) 9.1

Extinction: The Facts (2020)

With a million species at risk of extinction, Sir David Attenborough explores how this crisis of biodiversity has consequences for us all.::BBC...

“Planet Earth” (2006) (mini) 9.4

“Planet Earth” (2006) (mini)

Each 50 minute episode features a global overview of a different biome or habitat on Earth (Polar, Mountain, Cave, Desert, Plains, Fresh Water, Seas, Ocean, Forest), followed by a ten-minute featurette which takes a behi...

David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet (2020) 8.9

David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet (2020)

One man has seen more of the natural world than any other. This unique feature documentary is his witness statement. In his 93 years, David Attenborough has visited every continent on the globe, exploring the wild places...

Attenborough in Paradise (1996) (TV) 8.5

Attenborough in Paradise (1996) (TV)

David Attenborough travels to the forests of Papua New Guinea, where 38 of the 42 kinds of bird of paradise are found.::Anonymous...

Natural Curiosities s3 e6 Remarkable Regeneration 7.7

Natural Curiosities s3 e6 Remarkable Regeneration

David discusses two families with remarkable powers of regenerating unusually large body parts easily. Salamanders do so when a large chunk, such as the tail or a limb, has been bitten off by a predator. Male moose and v...

Natural Curiosities s3 e1 Impossible Feats 8.1

Natural Curiosities s3 e1 Impossible Feats

David presents modern methods to thoroughly test reputed extraordinary performances of super-athletic species. First the muscular strength and jumping ability of insects many time exceeding, in comparison, the best mamma...

Natural Curiosities s4 e5 Incredible Shells 8.6

Natural Curiosities s4 e5 Incredible Shells

David Attenborough investigates two shells that have proved to be winners in evolution: the bird's shell and the hard shell of the tortoise. The ostrich egg is so strong it's possible for a person to stand on it without ...

Natural Curiosities s4 e1 Animal Frankensteins 8.5

Natural Curiosities s4 e1 Animal Frankensteins

Hybrids can be bizarre and they can be deadly. We look at two hybrid animals that owe their existence to human interference - the pizzly bear (a cross between a polar bear and grizzly), which has come into being because ...

Natural Curiosities s4 e4 Curious Counters 8.4

Natural Curiosities s4 e4 Curious Counters

Can animals count? This is a question that has intrigued and fooled investigators for a long time. Just over a hundred years ago, a German horse called Hans was declared a mathematical genius but all was not as it seemed...

“Nature” (1982) 8.9

“Nature” (1982)

Documentary series exploring various global wildlife issues and subjects.::scgary66...

Our Planet: Behind the Scenes (2019) (TV) 8.3

Our Planet: Behind the Scenes (2019) (TV)

Behind the Scenes look at the hardships and drama of capturing footage from Our Planet.::goncaloandradecosta...

Climate Change: The Facts-2019 8

Climate Change: The Facts-2019

David Attenborough takes a stark look at the facts surrounding climate change in today's world, detailing the dangers we are already having to deal with and future threats, but also the possibilities for prevention and r...

Zoo Quest in Colour-2016 8

Zoo Quest in Colour-2016

Thanks to a recent remarkable discovery in the BBC's Film Vaults, the best of David Attenborough's early Zoo Quest adventures can now be seen as never before - in colour - and with it the remarkable story of how this pio...

Attenborough at 90: Behind the Lens-2016 7.8

Attenborough at 90: Behind the Lens-2016

BBC goes through their archives and tells the story and highlights of national treasure David Attenborough.::André Eriksen...

Charles Darwin and the Tree of Life-2009 8.5

Charles Darwin and the Tree of Life-2009

A documentary about evolution....

Attenborough’s Paradise Birds-2015 8.5

Attenborough’s Paradise Birds-2015

Birds of paradise are one of David Attenborough's lifelong passions. He was the first to film many of their beautiful and often bizarre displays, and over his lifetime he has tracked them all over the jungles of New Guin...

Attenborough and the Sea Dragon-2018 7.3

Attenborough and the Sea Dragon-2018

Sir David Attenborough investigates the discovery of a 200 million year old Ichthyosaur on the Jurassic Coast in southern England....

Deep Ocean: Lights in the Abyss-2016 7.7

Deep Ocean: Lights in the Abyss-2016

The NHK team that captured the world's first footage of a live giant squid in its natural habitat is setting out for another deep-sea adventure. They will give us a look at the amazing life forms with luminous bodies tha...

Attenborough’s Life That Glows-2016 8.3

Attenborough’s Life That Glows-2016

Sir David Attenborough explores the world of bio-luminescence, the often spectacular natural light produced by some creatures. Specially designed cameras reveal nature's leading lights.::Mark_a_Wood ...

A Plastic Ocean-2016 8

A Plastic Ocean-2016

A PLASTIC OCEAN begins when journalist Craig Leeson, searching for the elusive blue whale, discovers plastic waste in what should be pristine ocean. In this adventure documentary, Craig teams up with free diver Tanya Str...