Life Story • 2014 • 5 episodes • 6h:45m

First Steps

Fur seals and flightless barnacle goose chicks fight to survive the challenges of infancy.

1/7 • 2014 • Nature

Growing Up

The moment when all animals must strike out on their own in search of independence.

2/7 • 2014 • Nature

Home

To survive, animals need somewhere to live, a place that provides the necessities of life, 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.

3/7 • 2014 • Nature

Courtship

David Attenborough explores the courtship displays of flame bowerbirds and pufferfish.

5/7 • 2014 • Nature

Parenthood

In the final challenge of the game of life, raising offspring is the ultimate prize. Continuing the line through the next generation, is the next best thing to immortality. But it’s far from easy... Some parents must risk their own lives for their offspring.

6/7 • 2014 • Nature