Life in the trees

United Kingdom, 1978

TV show
Please note

Sorry, we don't have images or video for this item.

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.

Credits

producer

John Sparks

production company

Reiner Moritz Productions

Warner Bros Pictures

British Broadcasting Corporation

Duration

00:56:21:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1978

Appears in

Life on Earth

Group of items

Life on Earth

Explore

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

32805

Language

English

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Adaptation (Biology)

Animals & Wildlife → Chimpanzees

Animals & Wildlife → Evolution (Biology)

Animals & Wildlife → Gorilla

Animals & Wildlife → Monkeys

Animals & Wildlife → Primates

Animals & Wildlife → Primates - Ecology

Animals & Wildlife → Zoology

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural selection

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Adaptation (Biology)

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Evolution (Biology)

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Natural selection

Television

Television → Television programs

Television → Television programs → Television programs - Great Britain

Television → Television series

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

Please note: this archive is an ongoing body of work. Sometimes the credit information (director, year etc) isn’t available so these fields may be left blank; we are progressively filling these in with further research.

Cite this work on Wikipedia

If you would like to cite this item, please use the following template: {{cite web |url=https://acmi.net.au/works/77031--life-in-the-trees/ |title=Life in the trees |author=Australian Centre for the Moving Image |access-date=25 July 2021 |publisher=Australian Centre for the Moving Image}}