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Rainbow Safari


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Wildlife in Colour for Christmas with David Attenborough
David Bellamy and Andrew Sachs Were dinosaurs blue and yellow striped? What's the connection between Christmas decorations and the flamboyant displays of birds of paradise? Are zebras striped to stop them being run over? In this extravagance of nature's colours DAVID ATTENBOROUGH explores the secrets of animal colours, DAVID BELLAMY discovers that some cats go black in the cold and ANDREW SACHS seeks to fulfil his lifelong ambition to be David Attenborough.
Videotape editor FRANKRICHES
Producer marjon zunx


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