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Life Story

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This nature programme, a collaboration between BBC and The Open University, shows how animals try to overcome the challenges they face throughout their lives to eventually continue their bloodlines by having offspring. The show, narrated by Sir David Attenborough, aims to give viewers an idea of what it is like for animals who face difficult choices in nature. Episodes chronicle animals from surviving the hazards of being young through learning how to survive as an adult, climbing the social ladder, getting a mate and becoming a parent. The featured animals include octopi, cheetahs and chimps.

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  • Episode 1 - First Steps
    Dokumentar, Natur, S1:E1

    Animals overcome their first great hurdle, surviving infancy. Flightless barnacle goose chicks face their greatest challenge at the start of their lives. In order to find food they must leap 400 feet down a cliff, from the ledge where they hatched.

  • Episode 2 - Growing Up
    Dokumentar, Natur, S1:E2

    In the journey towards adulthood, a moment comes for all animals when they must strike out on their own. With their parents absent they must learn to survive in a dangerous world. Every small success may mean the difference between life and death.

  • Episode 3 - Home
    Dokumentar, Natur, S1:E3

    Animals must find somewhere to live, a place that provides shelter from the elements and a refuge from enemies. Good homes are rare and competition can be intense, finding a home is one thing, but defending it is quite another.

  • Episode 4 - Power
    Dokumentar, Natur, S1:E4

    Sir David Attenborough examines how animals try to gain a position of power in their worlds. The most powerful have the best access to food and water, and they are also the most attractive to the opposite sex.

  • Episode 5 - Courtship
    Dokumentar, Natur, S1:E5

    Sir David Attenborough looks at the techniques that animals use in their attempts to win a mate. The competition to breed has created both the most extraordinary beauty and the most violent battles seen in nature.

  • Episode 6 - Parenthood
    Dokumentar, Natur, S1:E6

    Animals attempt to rear their offspring. This takes extraordinary commitment, and a parent may even need to risk its own life for its offspring. A female turtle hauls herself up the beach to lay her eggs in a safe place above the tide line.