Super Mums

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Duration: 30 minutes

David Attenborough takes a look at the unique approaches of several different animal species to motherhood.

The elephant seal mother loses 40 per cent of her body weight during the four short weeks she has to wean her pup. The seahorse female leaves giving birth to the male. The amaurobious spider sacrifices everything for her children - she is their very first meal.

Last on

Sun 4 Feb 2007 17:00 BBC One except Channel Islands, London, Northern Ireland, Oxfordshire, South West, Wales, West Midlands, Yorkshire

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Broadcasts

  • Sun 4 Feb 2007 17:00 BBC One except Channel Islands, London, Northern Ireland, Oxfordshire, South West, Wales, West Midlands, Yorkshire

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