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David Attenborough's Life Stories

AuthorDavid Attenborough

NarratorDavid Attenborough

Duration3h 10m

CategoriesAdult Non-Fiction, Science and Nature

PublisherBBC Audiobooks

VersionUnabridged

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The complete cBBC Radio 4 series written and presented by Sir David Attenborough featuring all twenty episodes about some of the strangest plants and creatures from around the world. One of the nation's most popular presenters examines twenty marvels of the natural world from his extraordinary and pioneering experiences. What was Sir David's first pet? Which animal would he most like to be? What creature lays 'the biggest egg in the world'? How do you communicate with an ancient nomadic community in Fiji? And what did Sir David do when confronted by a ten-foot-long reptile? Listen to these stories to find out the real reason why animals sing, the story behind a 150-million-year-old feather and what it is about snakes that really unnerves Sir David.

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