Life in the trees

United Kingdom, 1978

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Episode number 12 of Series “Life on Earth”.
David Attenborough examines the evolution of the primates. As well as looking at the better known members of the ape family - monkeys, gorillas and chimpanzees - it also looks at some of the lesser known cousins. This episode contains the memorable scene where David Attenborough meets a group of young mountain gorillas in Zaire.

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John Sparks


Richard Attenborough

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Reiner Moritz Productions

Warner Bros Pictures

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Life on Earth

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Life on Earth


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