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?

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About Tanya Lee Markul

Yoga Editor, Elephant Journal. I yoga, write, take photos and I investigate existentially. I got a thing for those who have found expression through some form of mastery or artistic fashion, and sincerity. (You set me free I set you). I adore anything that is equally cute and creepy. The most special ingredient you can find, be and put into anything is: yourself. Remember, everything you want, you already have and are. Look within. The more you use it, the more it will grow. For more randomness and love, visit me at Rebelle Lotus and, you don't want to miss the creative rebellion at Rebelle Society. Join us.

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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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