World's Apart

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Episode 10 of 12

Duration: 55 minutes

David Attenborough explores the isolated islands which are a haven for ancient species as well as the cradle of new ones.

Stepping into the past he sees the world's largest lizard, the komodo dragon, and in the Indian Ocean he visits an island where 150,000 giant tortoises find survival a pressing problem. In Hawaiian forests live a unique group of birds, the honeycreepers, and living among them, a caterpillar that catches flies.


David Attenborough
David Attenborough
Ned Kelly


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