Season 31, Episode 5 Attenborough's Life Stories: Life on Camera

First Aired: January 23, 2013

Part 1 of 3. Wildlife filmmaker David Attenborough revisits key places and events in his 60-year career. In Borneo, he muses about filming on a pile of guano in a bat cave and how to catch a Komodo dragon. He also reflects on how technological breakthroughs have increased the understanding of the natural world, including advancements in underwater photography, the invention of the infrared film camera, remote-control cameras, time-lapse photography and digital slow-motion cameras.

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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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