Sir David Attenborough on his work, zoos, the BBC and colonising other planets

The broadcasting legend reveals his thoughts in an exclusive BBC Wildlife interview. 

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Sir David Attenborough

 


As the BBC prepares to celebrate his 90th birthday, David Attenborough is as busy as ever. BBC Wildlife features editor Ben Hoare meets a man on mission. 

 

Attenborough on working…

“I’d pay to go on doing what I’m doing.”

 

Attenborough on zoos…

“You learn a lot about the natural world if you keep your animals in an intelligent way.”

 

Attenborough on colonising other planets…

“No, of course not! What: you mean go and make a mess of them?”

 

Attenborough on the BBC…

“BBC Two was a joy to be on.”

 

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