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Tag: David Attenborough

BBC: Planet Earth II: Official Extended Trailer

10 years ago Planet Earth changed our view of the world. Now we take you closer than ever before. This is life in all its wonder. This is Planet Earth II. A decade ago, the landmark television series Planet Earth redefined natural history filmmaking, giving us the ultimate portrait of life on Earth. Planet Earth …

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Smithsonian Channel: The Sneaky Reason Why Plants Bear Fleshy Fruit

Many plants rely on the wind to transport their seeds. However, in thick forests this system proved difficult. How did plants solve the problem?  

University of Surrey: Jim meets Sir David Attenborough

Professor Jim Al-Khalili, Professor of Physics and Public Engagement in Science at the University of Surrey hosts an audience with Sir David Attenborough – live at University of Surrey, Guildford.  

BBC: Nature’s Great Events | David Attenborough | Underwater Armageddon

A mighty army of dolphins, sharks, whales, seals and gannets hunt down the billions of sardines along South Africa’s east coast each winter. This is the sardine run: an underwater Armageddon, the greatest gathering of predators anywhere on the planet, and the most spectacular event in the world’s oceans.  

BBC: Rise of the Animals Triumph of the Vertebrates | David Attenborough | Evolution in Reverse

David meets a macaque monkey to explore the amazing origins of our colour vision; a surprising re-evolved trait allowing primates to seek out the ripest fruit.  

BBC: Life | David Attenborough | Timelapse of swarming monster worms and sea stars

Three-foot nemertean worms and carnivorous sea stars prowl the Antarctic in search of flesh. Finding a dead seal, the sea stars inject it with digestive juices … then suck it up like soup.  

BBC: Nature’s Great Events: David Attenborough – The Great Salmon Run

Every year grizzly bear families in North America depend for their survival on a spectacular natural event: the return of hundreds of millions of salmon from the Pacific Ocean to the mountain streams where they were born. In this clip, dozens of hungry bears eagerly await the salmon that make it up river.

BBC: Human Mammal, Human Hunter – David Attenborough – Life of Mammals

Human beings are a particular type of mammal. In this compelling clip, we see a tribesman runner pursue his prey through the most harsh conditions in a gruelling eight hour chase. Thought provoking content from the BBC’s Life of Mammals documentary series. Narrated by the exceptional David Attenborough, British zoologist, author and host of several …

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Discovery Channel: Africa – Attenborough – Giraffe Battle

A new series on Discovery Channel will show the African wildlife from a perhaps new perspective. Watch as two giraffes engage in a vicious battle for the rights to this prized territory from the ‘Kalahari’ episode. Male giraffes can be up to almost 6 meters (19,6 feet) high including the neck, and weigh up to almost …

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