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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.
Through the Wormhole
Through the Wormhole

   2011    Science
Secrets of the Dead
Secrets of the Dead

   2017    History
Senna
Senna

   2010    Culture
The Private Life of Plants
The Private Life of Plants

   1994    Nature
Galapagos with David Attenborough
Galapagos with David Attenborough

   2013    Nature
How the Universe Works Season 4
How the Universe Works Season 4

   2015    Science
Inside the Medieval Mind
Inside the Medieval Mind

   2008    History