Favourite Attenborough Moments.

Via on Apr 13, 2012
Photo credit: Anna/anna@warman.demon.co.uk

Favourite Attenborough Moments is the name of a TV poll conducted in 2006 by the UKTV Documentary channel in honor of his 50-year career in broadcasting.

Sir David Attenborough has been the voice and host of many natural history programmes, the most widely known, BBC’s The Life Collection—a comprehensive view of all life on the planet from 1979 to 2005, and in my opinion, a collection of the most inspiring, educational and moving series about animals and nature that I have ever laid my eyes on.

Here are the Top Five results of the poll:

1. The lyre bird (I almost thought this bird was going to mimick Attenborough’s British accent).

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2. A close encounter with a silverback gorilla.

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3. Attenborough watches a blue whale surface alongside his boat.

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4. Attenborough’s description of the demise of Easter Island‘s Rapa Nui civilisation.

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5. Chimpanzees using tools to crack nuts.

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6. And, one of my favorites – David saying ‘boo’ to a sloth.

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What is your favourite Attenborough moment?

About Tanya Lee Markul

Co-Founder and Chief Editor of Rebelle Society. She’s convinced that she once swam the depths of the deepest ocean and in the next round, grew over two hundred feet tall. In this life, she’s a vulnerable creation in process. She has a Bachelor of Science in Journalism & a Master’s in Business. In 2009, surrendering to the good fight within, she became a certified teacher of yoga. Now a full-time devoted student to the sacred art of self-discovery and creative expression, she spends her days on her yoga mat, in wellness experimentation and tilling the fertile soil of Rebelle Society, sharing bouts of black sheepish rebellion, self-acceptance and the beauty of darkness and well-being. Tanya is the creator of ThugUnicorn.com and Yoga.Write.Now.org. She is also the co-founder and Wellness Alchemist at Rebelle Wellness. Get to know her on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter and at Yogacentralen.dk. Sign-up for her free and almost monthly Newsie and contact her via email: tanya@rebellesociety.com.

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6 Responses to “Favourite Attenborough Moments.”

  1. Jill Barth Jill Barth says:

    Great piece!

    I posted this to the elephant green Facebook page. Thanks for sharing!

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  3. Love these. And funny you posted this today as I posted one as well to my blog and just posted it here (and linked back to this). Cheers! http://www.elephantjournal.com/2012/04/oh-what-a-

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  5. Tanya Lee Markul Tanya Lee Markul says:

    Posted to Elephant Yoga on Facebook and Twitter.

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  6. Love it, thanks for sharing!

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