Life (2009)
Life (2009)



First Aired

Oct 12, 2009


Life (2009)


Network: BBC One

Status: Ended


"Life" is a spectacular new nature documentary series produced by the BBC. Ten chapters filmed in HD pursuing an ambitious goal: to be the definitive exploration of the diversity of the animal world. Throughout the series we will watch all kinds of amazing behaviours that defy our concept of other beings who inhabit this planet. For four years, the multi-Natural History Unit of the BBC has visited all the continents and types of environments in search of the most amazing stories about the continuing struggle for animal survival.


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Challenges of Life

Episode 1

In nature, living long enough to breed is a monumental... Read more

Reptiles and Amphibians

Episode 2

Reptiles and amphibians look like hang-overs from the past. But... Read more


Episode 3

Mammals dominate the planet. They do it through having warm... Read more


Episode 4

Fish dominate the planet's waters through their astonishing variety of... Read more


Episode 5

Birds owe their global success to feathers - something no... Read more


Episode 6

There are 200 million insects for each of us. They... Read more

Hunters and Hunted

Episode 7

Mammals' ability to learn new tricks is the key to... Read more

Creatures of the Deep

Episode 8

Marine invertebrates are some of the most bizarre and beautiful... Read more


Episode 9

Plants' solutions to life's challenges are as ingenious and manipulative... Read more


Episode 10

Intelligence and adaptability allow primates to tackle the many challenges... Read more

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