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First transmitted in 1961, David Attenborough looks at how the people of Madagascar worship their ancestors.

First transmitted in 1961, David Attenborough looks at how the people of Madagascar worship their ancestors.

Some open their tombs each year and entertain the dead with feasting and dancing; some worship on the shores of a sacred lake where they believe their forebears live on in the shape of crocodiles.

David also catches a boa constrictor and brings it back to London Zoo.

Archive First shown: 16 Jun 1961
Available for over a year Why? Duration 30 mins