Zoo Quest. A series with London Zoo
6 Interviews |
6 Articles |
6 Magazine Cover Photos |
Sir David Attenborough | Sir David Attenborough CBE
5' 10" (1.78 m)
Did You Know?
When I started in 1952, people had television sets and thought it was a miracle. You sat in front of it and waited for it to start and watched all the way through to the end and it was an event. But within a decade, you ate and talked and knitted while it was on. Then colour came about and once again it was an event, people would come round and said, 'Wow, look at the colour'. Then we got ...
While filming "The Living Planet", he saw his balloon crash land in southern Scotland. When he finally found a farmhouse, the farmer recognized him from the TV, and said he could he use the phone if he wished his wee daughter a happy birthday. When he returned with his young girl he said to her: "This is David. He's come by balloon to wish you a happy birthday." Attenborough said "Happy birthday....