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Life In The Undergrowth

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David Attenborough pushes back the foliage and finds a world of invertebrates.

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David Attenborough reveals the amazing stories behind the tiny lives of invertebrates, exploring their incredible miniature world with ground-breaking camerawork and technology.

The series was originally broadcast on BBC One in November 2005; it is regularly repeated on Eden and Yesterday.

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Invasion Of The Land

Prepare to march alongside millipedes, abseil with leopard slugs, squirm with giant two-metre-long worms and dance with creatures smaller than a full stop, as David Attenborough reveals how animals first left the seas to colonise the land over 400 million years ago.

Episodes in this series

Episode Description
Invasion Of The Land Creatures leave the sea to colonise the land Read more
Taking To The Air Out the water - now they take to the skies Read more
The Silk Spinners The power of the web-slingers Read more
Intimate Relations Cole Porter wasn't wrong when he said bees do it. Read more
Supersocieties The bugs that work together... Read more