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Life in Cold Blood

Sir David Attenborough presents the final chapter of his epic overview of life on Earth as he transforms perceptions of cold-blooded animals in this major BBC series.


Cold Blood Top Ten Clips
Watch video clips of the most amazing moments from the series, with exclusive extra commentary from David Attenborough.

David Attenborough with an oustalet's chameleon

Life in Cold Blood: Under the Skin
Why are the world's amphibians in crisis? How will climate change affect life in cold blood? Find out with the Open University.

Gastrotheca cornuta © BBC

Photo Gallery
From thorny devils and anoles to broad-snouted caimans and pig-nosed turtles, see the bizarre, beautiful world of the cold-blooded creature close up.

Infrared image of lizard

Filming techniques
Discover some of the techniques and technology used by the TV team to show reptiles and amphibians as they've never been seen before.

CGI chameleon with BBC One logo

Watch TV trailers, computerised chameleons that have infiltrated BBC One and behind the scenes footage from Life in Cold Blood.

David Attenborough

Life on Air
Explore David Attenborough's extraordinary career from his passion for fossils to his amazing contribution to natural history film-making.

 Free wall poster

Download a free reptile and amphibian poster from the Open University.

 TV Programmes – BBC Four

The Cold-Blooded Truth
Wednesday 20 August 8pm.

Land Invaders – Amphibians
Wednesday 27 August 8pm.

Dragons of the Dry – Lizards
Wednesday 3 September 8pm.

Sophisticated Serpents – Snakes
Wednesday 10 September 8pm.

Armoured Giants
Wednesday 17 September 8pm.

 Elsewhere on

Life in the Undergrowth
Invertebrates. For every one of us, there are 200 million of them.

Wildfacts: reptiles
Factfiles on everything from adders to tuataras.

Wildfacts: amphibians
Discover more about some of the amphibian stars of the show.

 Elsewhere on the web

The best of David Attenborough.

The Herpetological Conservation Trust

British Herpetological Society


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