Synopses & Reviews
One of the nation's most popular presenters examines forty marvels of the natural world from his extraordinary and pioneering experiences. Life Stories What was Sir David's first pet? Which animal would he most like to be? What creature lays 'the biggest egg in the world'? How do you communicate with an ancient nomadic community in Fiji? And what did Sir David do when confronted by a ten-foot-long reptile? His enthusiasm is as infectious as ever, and conveys a unique fascination on topics as diverse as the Sloth, Monstrous Flowers, the Platypus, Giant Birds, Dragons, the Fire Salamander, Faking Fossils, the Coelacanth, the Dodo, Bird's-nest Soup and the Large Blue Butterfly. New Life Stories How did Sir David track down a giant Earthworm? Why does he respect Rats? What was the first bribe in nature? And where can you see evidence of the earliest life on Earth? In this series, David Attenborough covers subjects as varied as the Kiwi, Hummingbirds, Monsters, Butterflies, Chimps, Cuckoos, Fireflies and Elsa, the famous lioness. Includes detailed programme notes inside the booklet.
6 CDs. 6 hrs 25 mins.