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British factual channel Eden commissions show with David Attenborough

MUMBAI: British natural history channel Eden has commissioned a five part series with Sir David Attenborough called D‘avid Attenborough’s Natural Curiosities‘.

The series will be produced by Humble Bee Films. It will show some of nature’s extraordinary evolutionary anomalies and how, even today, these curious animals continue to baffle and fascinate.s

Each episode will feature two creatures with curiously distinctive adaptations that link together with a common theme. From the curious ‘hoax’ of the Platypus’s discovery to the Narwhal, the creature that inspired myth of the Unicorn, and the Mole Rat that defies the age limits of all other rodents and lives for 30 years, Sir David will discover how nature has found a way of turning the ordinary into the extraordinary.

UKTV senior commissioning editor Catherine Catton said, “We’re thrilled to be working with Humble Bee Films to produce this exclusive series with Sir David for Eden. Sir David Attenborough is a national treasure and we can’t wait to see his passion and curiosity for all things unusual in nature come to life in this fantastic commission for the channel."

Humble Bee Films‘ Stephen Dunleavy, who is the executive producer for the series, said: "I am delighted to be working with Eden and Sir David on this fascinating series. David Attenborough’s Natural Curiosities will combine David‘s gift for storytelling with wonderful histories of discovery in the natural world. A mix of the curious and the downright baffling, it promises to be a treat for viewers of all ages."

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