Season 20, Episode 7 Song of the Earth With David Attenborough

First Aired: April 7, 2002

Examining the connection between animal sounds and music created by humans, including the possibility of a biological purpose, with particular focus on the humpback whale, whose songs are distinct in theme and sequence. Also spotlighted: the musical sounds of the lyre bird (Australia); the great weed warbler (Sweden); and the Siamang gibbon. Host: David Attenborough.

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  • Premiered: October 10, 1982
  • Rating: TV-G
  • Premise: PBS's signature (and multi-award-winning) natural-history series uses gifted wildlife documentarians and stunning photography to reveal what its first host, Donald Johanson, called `the magic and mystery of the fascinating natural world.' The series has ga… (more)

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