Life Story: First Steps
|Image credit: BBC and Tom Hughes|
Life Story: First Steps (UK, 2014, 59 min.) Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival Winner
Every animal shares one experience: taking its first steps into a vast and dangerous world after being born. In this episode of the BBC’s Life Story, the legendary David Attenborough shows us how a globe-spanning collection of creatures copes with the challenges of emerging for the first time. From the Barnacle goose chick’s death-defying leap to the airborne acrobatics of orchid mantises to the nocturnal explorations of the Long-eared jerboa – a species never before filmed in the wild – Life Story captures a wide variety of animals’ first tentative motions in delightful and innovative ways. Directed by Sophie Lanfear and produced by Michael Gunton and Tom Hugh-Jones.
Followed by a Q & A.