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Attenborough's Big Birds

Natural World, 2015-2016 Episode 6 of 10

Meet the big birds, a feathered family who have never flown a day in their lives. From ostriches to kiwis, these bizarre birds appear to be nature's greatest novelty act. How they came to be and how they continue to survive is a fascinating tale that has long captivated Sir David Attenborough. It is a story of dedicated dads, enormous eggs and a serious need for speed. And far from being the court jesters of the animal world, these flightless curiosities once nearly ruled the land.

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59 minutes

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Sat 10 Feb 2018 17:00
BBC Two except Scotland, Wales

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