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Life on Earth

  • 1979
  • Documentary and factual
  • Drama

Summary

"Life on Earth" finds naturalist David Attenborough travelling around the world to tell the story of the evolution of life on the planet. It begins in the South American rainforest, where Attenborough explains the theories of Charles Darwin and the process of natural selection, using the giant tortoises of the Galapagos Islands to illustrate his message. The acclaimed 13-part series premiered on BBC Two in 1979.

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Episode 1: Life on Earth

Summary

David Attenborough explores the possibility that plants and insects hold the key to the origins of life, and explains how early creatures made the move to becoming land-dwellers

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PresenterDavid Attenborough

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