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The Mating Game

Natural World, 2013-2014 Episode 3 of 10

David Attenborough narrates the charming and fascinating story of some real-life animal romantics. There are show-offs and singers, dancers and fighters, stories of undercover affairs and heart-warming devotion. These include a male polar bear that plays hard to get, a lemur whose odour bags him a mate and a lizard who is tender and faithful to the very end.

It reveals that animals can be loving, complex, funny and inventive - it is all part of the mating game.

1 hour

Last on

Tue 13 Aug 2013 00:20


Role Contributor
ProducerMark Fletcher
Series ProducerRoger Webb
Executive ProducerChris Cole
NarratorDavid Attenborough

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