A 150-million-year-old feather from an animal that lived before birds had evolved.
Sir David's first pet was a fire salamander, given by his father on his eighth birthday.
Birds of Paradise
Sir David talks about Birds of Paradise which evolved in the relative safety of New Guinea
The Serpent's Stare
Underground animals come from a different world. Does this explain the stare of the snake?
Fossils have fascinated Sir David and he has become a great collector.
David Attenborough on the Coelacanth, an ancestor to all back-boned animals.
The turkey-sized flightless pigeon was slaughtered by seafarers for its meat.
Following fossilised animal tracks presents a whole new set of extraordinary revelations.
Bird's Nest Soup
Filming the birds that make nests of saliva inside a dark Borneo cave proved difficult.
David met a tribe in New Guinea with whom he could only use eyebrow communication.
Would it be possible to extract the DNA from a blood-sucking fly and recreate a dinosaur?
The Large Blue butterfly died out in Britain in 1979, but why?
Collecting by children is in decline, and with it their fascination with the natural world
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.
Mark Drakeford i annerch Prif Gyngor Undeb Amaethwyr Cymru
Ep7: Looking Beyond Cuteness
Award-winning author Adam Nicolson looks at the internal life of a bird bound in cuteness
Chris and Matthew talk about some of the butterflies in the Norfolk countryside.
Tessa meets the Climate Change Unit at DAERA and hears of possible sea level rises
A special feature interview with the director of the new Norfolk-shot film Yesterday.