Favourite Attenborough Moments.

Via Tanya Lee Markul
on Apr 13, 2012
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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

Luring the magic of what is natural back into our daily lives, Tanya Markul is a freer of creativity, of inner beauty + power, and an enthusiastic igniter of the wild spirit! She re-writing the wild flower sutras, and offers a refreshing & badass view on spirituality, wellness & authentic living. Sensitivity is her tree trunk, flower stem, and nucleus. It is her belly, and her heart. Tanya is an artist of life, a faery of trees, a wanderer of the dark, a writer of heart, a misfit yogini, and an Urban Priestess apprentice. She believes in the power of your personal weird, quirky, magic, and that only path toward inner freedom & light, is through the dark — eyes closed, heart open. Tanya is the creator of The Urban Howl, Yoga Write Now & Waking Wild. Join her free forum for monthly yoga & writing practices here. Join her free forum for 30 days of exercise for 30 days here. Join her on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter & get her free weekly & quirky newsletter here.

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6 Responses to “Favourite Attenborough Moments.”

  1. 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 says:

    Posted to Elephant Yoga on Facebook and Twitter.

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  6. Love it, thanks for sharing!

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