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Conquest of the Skies


Conquest of The Skies

Over one hundred billion creatures fly through the air today, from nectar-drinking hummingbirds to armoured airborne beetles; from bats hunting in the dead of night to bizarre winged lizards.

In Conquest of the Skies David Attenborough travels through time to unravel the astonishing 300-million-year story of how flying animals first appeared and then evolved into the huge variety of aeronauts that fill our skies today.

Only now, with today's CGI, the very latest high resolution filming techniques and cutting-edge scientific analysis can he reveal the hidden mechanics behind their gravity-defying skills.