David Attenborough embarks on a remarkable 500 million-year journey revealing the extraordinary group of animals that dominate our world, and how their evolution defines our human bodies.
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First Life (TV Mini-Series 2010)
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David Attenborough goes back in time to investigate the origins of life.

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David Attenborough revisits the Great Barrier Reef after nearly 60 years. His visit takes him from the most exposed part of the reef as well as down to 300m below the surface discovering corals never seen before.

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WHILE DINOSAURS WALKED THE EARTH, MONSTERS RULED THE SKIES... For thousands of years, humans have believed that there were once flying monsters... See full synopsis »

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A nature documentary series written and presented by David Attenborough, that looks at the evolution and habits of amphibians and reptiles.

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A documentary about evolution.

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Madagascar (TV Mini-Series 2011)
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Evolutionary story of flight from the very first insects to the incredible array of creatures which rule the skies today.

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Natural World (TV Series 1983)
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Strand of documentaries on wildlife and the environment.

Stars: Barry Paine, David Attenborough, John Shrapnel
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Rise To This and Learn
15 November 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Outstanding presentation which amounts to a nice history lesson on planet earth delivered expertly by our host. There is something about this guys voice that helps you take in what is being offered. Furthermore, he maintains everything in a simple to understand delivery allowing one to process it without effort. I have to wonder if this method was practiced in colleges, how many learned and educated people would be out there enjoying these subjects and sharing more of them. The wonder of the subject matter of origins and sources, causes and effects is unveiled so we can consider what took place hundreds of millions of years ago and beyond. Just the Dinosaur existing for 160 million years and then dying out 65 million years ago makes one pause in awe and wonderment. This planet deserves much respect and if you have the notion, so does the planet-maker too. Let the reader ponder


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