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Life on Earth

Episode 10: Themes and Variations

Duration: 55 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Available for 4 months

David Attenborough looks at some of the huge variety of mammals. The tree shrew has attracted great interest as it shows how mammals may have originated. Show more

The Living Planet

Episode 8: Sweet Fresh Water

Duration: 54 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One CambridgeshireLatest broadcast: on BBC One Cambridgeshire

David Attenborough follows the river Amazon from the Andes to the sea, exploring the life in and around it as it changes from cold torrents to a vast warm delta. Show more

The Living Planet

Episode 11: The Open Ocean

Duration: 55 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One CambridgeshireLatest broadcast: on BBC One Cambridgeshire

David Attenborough explores the ocean, which covers 70 per cent of the Earth's surface. It contains creatures like the leafy sea dragon and the narwhal. Show more

Life on Earth

Episode 6: Invasion of the Land

Duration: 55 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Available for 4 months

Some 350 million years ago, evolution reached one of its most crucial stages when fish crawled from the water onto the land and became amphibians. Show more

Life on Earth

Episode 8: Lords of the Air

Duration: 54 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Available for 4 months

The story of life, from the first primitive cells to the plants and animals that live around us. David Attenborough looks at the advantages of birds' feathers. Show more

Life on Earth

Episode 5: Conquest of the Waters

Duration: 55 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Available for 4 months

The story of life from the first primitive cells to the plants and animals that live around us. David Attenborough looks at some of the 30,000 fish species. Show more