Life on Earth (1979– )

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David Attenborough's groundbreaking study of the evolution of life on our planet.

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British naturalist David Attenborough examines the diversity and origins of "life on earth." As is usual with David Attenborough's work, the camera work is outstanding and employed techniques which were ground-breaking in their day. Also, as is his custom, Mr. Attenborough filmed this series in locales all across the world. Written by Jason A. Cormier

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David Attenborough: There is more meaning and mutual understanding in exchanging a glance with a gorilla than any other animal I know.
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One of the most stunning documentary features in TV history.
25 October 1999 | by (Kassel, Germany) – See all my reviews

I wish I would have the whole series on video because this breathtaking event is a must-see for everybody who is interested in nature. David Attenborough shows footage which was never seen before. "Life on Earth" belongs to the most important television series of all time because it shows that the life on our planet is in danger to disappear forever. We need more series like "Life on Earth". Maybe then the mankind will understand that we can't do with our earth what we want.


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