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Attenborough's Wonder of Eggs

David Attenborough explores his passion for birds' eggs. Piece by piece, from creation to hatching, David reveals the wonder behind these miracles of nature.

David Attenborough has a passion for birds' eggs. These remarkable structures nurture new life, protecting it from the outside world at the same time as allowing it to breathe. They are strong enough to withstand the full weight of an incubating parent and weak enough to allow a chick to break free.

But how is an egg made? Why are they the shape they are? And perhaps most importantly, why lay an egg at all? Piece by piece, from creation to hatching, David reveals the wonder behind these miracles of nature.

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Fri 28 Dec 2018 18:30

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Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter David Attenborough
Director Bethan Jones
Director Mike Birkhead
Production Company Mike Birkhead Associates

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  • Sat 31 Mar 2018 20:00
  • Wed 4 Apr 2018 20:00
  • Tue 17 Apr 2018 01:25
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  • Fri 28 Dec 2018 18:30

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