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Galapagos with David Attenborough

Galapagos with David Attenborough is a nature documentary series presented by David Attenborough, exploring the Galapagos Islands - their origins and their unique fauna - in evolutionary terms. The series consists of three episodes, each of which looks at a different stage of the natural history of the Galapagos Islands: Origin, Adaptation, and Evolution. The first episode "Origin" explores how the islands came to exist from the ocean four million years ago. Once life arrived in the Galapagos, it exploded into unique and spectacular forms. The second episode "Adaptation" deals with the driving forces behind such evolutionary innovations. No two islands in the Galapagos are the same. The imperceptible drift of a continental plate keeps each island biologically isolated. The third and final episode "Evolution" explores this evolutionary crucible.

Episode 1 - Origin
The islands of the Galapagos rose explosively from the ocean four million years ago. Although life would not seem viable in such a remote Pacific outpost, the first arrivals landed as the fires still burned.

Episode 2 - Adaptation
Once life arrived in the Galapagos, it exploded into unique and spectacular forms. David Attenborough investigates the driving forces behind such evolutionary innovations.

Episode 3 - Evolution
No two islands in the Galapagos are the same. The imperceptible drift of a continental plate keeps each island biologically isolated. David Attenborough explores this evolutionary crucible.


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