People are not the only species who sing. Many birds do and even another ape. Read more
People are not the only species who sing. Many birds do and even another ape.
Musings on the structures built by New Guinea's Vogelkop bowerbirds to attract mates.
The famous naturalist recalls meeting the ten-foot-long Komodo dragon.
A 150-million-year-old feather from an animal that lived before birds had evolved.
The naturalist recalls his first pet: a fire salamander, a present on his eighth birthday.
Birds of Paradise
Musings on the New Guinea residents, who fooled early explorers with their adornments.
The Serpent's Stare
Looking at why underground animals have evolved differently from those on the surface.
The naturalist recalls finding an ammonite inside limestone, sparking his love of fossils.
Was the first live specimen of the primitive bony fish shown on TV really a living fossil?
Slaughtered into oblivion, the naturalist asks what lessons can be learned from the dodo.
The naturalist examines the revelations found from following fossilised animal tracks.
Bird's Nest Soup
The naturalist recalls the challenge of filming the birds of Borneo.
The broadcaster recalls the importance of human eyebrows for communication.
Is it possible to extract the DNA from a fly trapped in amber to recreate a dinosaur?
The naturalist asks why the Large Blue butterfly recently died out in the UK.
The naturalist comments on the decline in collecting by children.
David Attenborough talks about filming in one of nature's most inaccessible places.
David Attenborough muses over the peculiar Kiwi, a bird more mammal-like in its habits.
David Attenborough's fascination with the fossilised evidence of the beginning of life.
David Attenborough reveals the life of insects that emerge from the earth every 17 years.
David Attenborough recalls visiting Australia to find the giant earthworm - using his ears
David Attenborough on the achievements of scientist Alfred Russell Wallace.
Hummingbirds are brilliantly coloured with aeronautical skills that defy the imagination.
David reflects on seeing 'whitey' - a blackbird with a white feather - in his garden.
David Attenborough hates rats, but in a personal way explains why they should be respected
David Attenborough remembers puzzling over the Loch Ness Monster with Sir Peter Scott.
David Attenborough celebrates butterflies' migration with a twist of evolutionary thinking
David Attenborough recalls a memorable filming trip, following chimpanzees hunting monkeys
David Attenborough tells us how cuckoos get their eggs into the nests of other species.
David Attenborough introduces the Quetzalcoatlus: the largest flying animal ever to exist.
In this Life Story of Sir David Attenborough you are introduced to Rommel the Chameleon.
David Attenborough tells of nature's first bribe, that evolved a hundred million years ago
David Attenborough explores the life of Squire Waterton, a 19th-century taxidermist.
Fireflies generate light by themselves and they do this with style.
David Attenborough explores the natural history of potatoes, peppers and artichokes.
David Attenborough gives his perspective on the story of the famous lioness, Elsa.
15/11/19: Fishing policy and the General Election, Seaweed farming, Policing Dartmoor
Bryce Stewart tells Caz Graham why fishing may take a back-seat in the general election.
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Farming Today This Week: Fish Farming
Sybil Ruscoe asks whether aquaculture is a viable way to feed a growing population.
Bernie Allen takes a weekly look at farming, food and countryside issues.
The Swans Flight School
Anne Marie and Dot visit Ballyness to see how the cygnets have grown over the autumn.