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David Attenborough's Natural Curiosities

Series 4

Episode 4: Curious Counters

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

David Attenborough explores whether there is counting in the natural world. Show more

David Attenborough's Natural Curiosities

Series 4

Episode 5: Incredible Shells

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

David Attenborough investigates two shells that have proved to be winners in evolution: the tortoise's shell and the shells of birds' eggs. Show more

David Attenborough's Natural Curiosities

Series 1 Shorts

Episode 10: Shocking Senses

Duration: 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Animals and plants with abilities so remarkable they seem almost supernatural.

David Attenborough's Natural Curiosities

Series 1 Shorts

Episode 18: Expandable Bodies

Duration: 24 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

David Attenborough looks at how the bodies of some animals stretch and shrink in extraordinary ways. Show more

David Attenborough's Natural Curiosities

Series 1 Shorts

Episode 19: Curious Feeders

Duration: 22 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

The blue whale and the flamingo both have strange bodies determined by their diet. Both are oddities in their own groups and yet both are curiously similar. Show more

David Attenborough's Natural Curiosities

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Episode 20: Curious Minds

Duration: 22 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Sir David Attenborough examines how the curious minds of orangutans and crows helped them become inventive. Show more

David Attenborough's Natural Curiosities

Series 1 Shorts

Episode 21: Remarkable Regeneration

Duration: 22 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Looking at how some animals can regenerate entire body parts, including salamanders able to regenerate entire legs and tails to replace ones they've lost. Show more

David Attenborough's Natural Curiosities

Series 4

Episode 3: Extreme Babies

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

David Attenborough examines animals with extreme young. The panda gives birth to the smallest baby of any mammal, while the kiwi's egg is almost too large to lay. Show more

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Sir David Attenborough examines the mysteries behind some of nature's most fascinating creatures and plants. The giraffe's stretched neck has intrigued people for centuries. Show more

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Sir David Attenborough examines the mysteries behind some fascinating creatures and plants. How can the skin of two very different animals help them live long and healthy lives? Show more

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Sir David Attenborough examines the mysteries behind some fascinating creatures and plants. Female Komodo dragons can reproduce without ever having contact with a male. Show more

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Sir David Attenborough examines the mysteries behind fascinating creatures and plants. The giant squid has the largest eyes known in the animal kingdom. But what is it looking at? Show more

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Sir David Attenborough examines the mysteries behind some fascinating creatures and plants. Research is revealing hidden plant senses, such as flowers that use electrical signals. Show more

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Sir David Attenborough examines the mysteries behind some fascinating creatures and plants. Animals usually behave in a way that is characteristic of their gender, but not always. Show more

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Sir David Attenborough examines the mysteries behind some fascinating creatures and plants. Are the defensive armours of the rhino and the hedgehog really what they seem? Show more

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Sir David Attenborough examines the mysteries behind some fascinating creatures and plants. Humans are not alone in using medicines against injuries and infection. Show more

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Sir David Attenborough examines the mysteries behind some fascinating creatures and plants. The bodies of some animals stretch and shrink in extraordinary ways. Show more

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Sir David Attenborough examines the mysteries behind some fascinating creatures and plants. How have the curious minds of orangutans and crows helped them become so inventive? Show more

David Attenborough's Natural Curiosities

Series 1 Shorts

Episode 1: Stretched to the Limit

Duration: 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Sir David investigates creatures that have made the ordinary extraordinary. Show more

David Attenborough's Natural Curiosities

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Episode 2: A Curious Hoax?

Duration: 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Sir David tells the stories of animals that sent shockwaves through the scientific world.