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Attenborough and the Giant Egg

   2011    Science
David Attenborough returns to the island of Madagascar on a very personal quest. In 1960, he visited the island to film one of his first ever wildlife series - Zoo Quest. Whilst he was there, he acquired a giant egg belonging to an extinct bird known as the 'elephant bird' - the largest bird that ever lived. It has been one of his most treasured possessions ever since. Fifty years older, he now returns to the island to find out more about this amazing creature and to see how the island has changed. Could the elephant bird's fate provide lessons that may help protect Madagascar's remaining wildlife?
Using Zoo Quest archive and specially shot location footage, this film follows David as he revisits scenes from his youth and meets people at the front line of wildlife protection. On his return, scientists at Oxford University are able to reveal for the first time how old David's egg actually is, and what that might tell us about the legendary elephant bird.
The Human Body
The Human Body

   1998    Medicine
Life in the Undergrowth
Life in the Undergrowth

   2005    Nature
Fleetwood Mac Live in Boston
Fleetwood Mac Live in Boston

   2004    Art
Himalaya with Michael Palin
Himalaya with Michael Palin

   2004    Culture
Natural World
Natural World

   2015    Nature
Everything and Nothing
Everything and Nothing

      Science
History of the Eagles
History of the Eagles

   2013    History
Vice
Vice

   2013    Culture