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 hates rats, but in a personal way explains why they should be respected
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 explores the natural history of potatoes, peppers and artichokes.
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 recalls a memorable filming trip, following chimpanzees hunting monkeys
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 gives his perspective on the story of the famous lioness, Elsa.
David Attenborough tells us how cuckoos get their eggs into the nests of other species.
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 muses on the natural history of the sloth.
Deep in the steamy forests of Sumatra, the largest flowers in the world bloom.
Along the river banks of New South Wales, the female duck-billed platypus makes a burrow.
The largest egg known to have existed was laid in Madagascar.
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.
David recounts the story of a feather from an animal that existed 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