Trials of Life

Trials of Life

1993 - 2003, Nature / Wildlife, Other
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Episode Guide

  • Trials of Life - Continuing the Line (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    Continuing the Line

    The lengths some animals will go to continue their species by passing on their genes.

  • Trials of Life - Courting (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:


    David Attenborough examines the dances, rituals and elaborate displays of sound and vision in animal courtship.

  • Trials of Life - Talking to Strangers (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Talking to Strangers

    David Attenborough reveals the astounding methods of communication in the animal kingdom.

  • Trials of Life - Friends and Rivals (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Friends and Rivals

    Recognizing friends and respecting authority is vital within the animal kingdom.

  • Trials of Life - Fighting (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:


    David Attenborough examines the fighting and ritualized encounters of animals.

  • Trials of Life - Living Together (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Living Together

    Host David Attenborough explores some of the many ways animals form relationships.

  • Trials of Life - Home Making (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Home Making

    Birds and animals build ingenious dwellings from available resources.

  • Trials of Life - Finding the Way (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Finding the Way

    Host David Attenborough attempts to explain how animals find their way on global migrations with extraordinary accuracy.

  • Trials of Life - Hunting and Escaping (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Hunting and Escaping

    Host David Attenborough examines the methods by which animals sharpen their skills as hunters and defend themselves as the hunted.

  • Trials of Life - Finding Food (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Finding Food

    Availability of food helps determine behavior and survival strategies for animals.

  • Trials of Life - Growing Up (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Growing Up

    From creches of bats to elephant babysitters, from chimpanzee games to protective lacebugs, nature's answers are as varied as those in human societies.

  • Trials of Life - Arriving (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:


    Evolution provides diversity for animals to give birth and care for their young.