David Attenborough

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  • Birth Name: David Frederick Attenborough
  • Birth Place: Isleworth, England
  • Profession: Broadcaster, Writer, Director, Author
Ninety-nine Percent
10:46 — As the majority of primates live in tropical forest and spend a lot of time up in the trees, or concealed behind leaves, filming them is a tough chall (more…)
On Thin Ice, Pt. 2
17:22 — Overwhelming evidence collected during the filming of Frozen Planet shows the speed with which climatic changes are occurring. The movement of the gla (more…)
Neapolitan Mouse
07:16 — Tom and Jerry are touring through Naples and they encounter an Italian mouse.
Series Preview
02:15 — Take a look at some of the highlights from the epic natural history series Life in this preview. Using state-of-the-art filming techniques the series (more…)
Frozen Planet Season 1
Narrated by David Attenborough and from the award-winning team behind Planet Earth comes the ultimate portrait of the earth's Polar Regions. The scale (more…)
This Bug Wears Its Victims' Carcasses as Camouflage
02:02 — The assassin bug is one of the most cunning predators in the micro world, gluing the exoskeletons of its prey to its back as camouflage. While disturb (more…)
The Surprising Reason Birds First Grew Feathers
02:31 — When birds first grew feathers 150 million years ago, their function was not necessarily to help with flight. From: DAVID ATTENBOROUGH'S CONQUEST OF (more…)
Stunning Footage of a Kubong Gliding Through the Trees
01:47 — Kubongs, also known as colugos, are by far the most skillful and powerful of the forest gliders. With a single leap, they can travel over 100 meters. (more…)
Yes, Butterflies Zigzag Wildly for a Reason
01:27 — A butterfly's slow wing beat enables it to make rapid and unpredictable changes of direction. Here's why that's such a useful trait. From: DAVID ATTE (more…)
Here's What Bat Echolocation Sounds Like, Slowed Down
02:04 — Bats use a perceptual system called echolocation that allows them to produce high pitch sounds that bounce off nearby objects and living things. Human (more…)
How the Fastest Animal on Earth Attacks Its Prey
03:43 — The Peregrine falcon is not your average avian predator. When hunting, this remarkable bird will fly to great heights, then dive bomb its prey abruptl (more…)
The Perfect Reptile-Bird Hybrid Definitely Looks the Part
02:11 — Archeopteryx had strong feathers, bony jaws and teeth, and a tail with a line of bone running down its legs. Physically, it was exactly half-reptile, (more…)
Reptiles Can't Fly. But This One Glides Like a Pro.
01:44 — Draco, a type of lizard that lives in trees in Southeast Asia, has evolved flaps of skin on its flanks. When opened, they extend the width of its body (more…)
The Incredible Reptiles That Flew 200 Million Years Ago
02:42 — A 200-million-year-old fossil reveals the amazing body structure of a reptilian creature known as the dimorphodon. Not only did it possess wings, it w (more…)
Why You Should Know the Prolific Princess of Paleontology
03:49 — Mary Anning was a 19th-century working-class woman from Dorset with no formal education. She became one of the most celebrated fossil collectors in hi (more…)
Magnificent Leaf Homes Woven by Australian Green Ants
02:50 — Green ants build their grand nests out of leaves, which they pull and join together with silk. Amazingly, this silk is produced by their newborn larva (more…)
Many Animals Died by This Lake. Why?
02:50 — The Messel Pit is one of the most remarkable fossil excavation sites in the world. But what accounts for the sheer volume of animal skeletons found th (more…)
Stunning Time-Lapse of a Dragonfly Growing Wings
02:02 — A dragonfly larva emerges from the water with four distinctive lumps on its back. These lumps will turn into the most powerful wings in the insect kin (more…)
Why Do Insects Hate the Smell of Peppermint?
01:31 — The stick bug primarily depends on its camouflage to avoid predators. But when enemies get too close, this insect deploys peppermint as a last resort. (more…)
Yes, Spiders Eat Spiders
04:42 — Portia spiders, known for their remarkable intelligence, have some of the most astonishing hunting skills in the arthropod community. That community a (more…)
Scorpion vs. Centipede
01:55 — Centipedes and scorpions are competitors who hunt for the same prey in the same territory. So when they cross paths, they battle. From: MICRO MONSTER (more…)
Stunning Slo-Mo Footage of Hummingbirds Hovering in Air
02:25 — The hovering technique of a hummingbird is one of the most mesmerizing sights to witness. Take a look at what exactly takes place mid-flight and how t (more…)
Polar Bear Mom Protects Her Cubs From a Hungry Male
02:21 — As they embark on their long summer migration, a polar bear mother and her cubs need frequent breaks along the way. This puts the cubs at risk from an (more…)
What's the Waggle Dance? And Why Do Honeybees Do It?
02:50 — Honeybees search high and wide for the best flowers. And when they find them, they go back to the hive and "tell" the other bees how to get there. Fr (more…)
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  • Birth Name: David Frederick Attenborough
  • Birth Place: Isleworth, England
  • Profession: Broadcaster, Writer, Director, Author

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