Where to stream Life in the Undergrowth Season 1

Season 1

Watch Life in the Undergrowth Season 1 in Australia

  • Documentary

Released: 23rd Nov, 2005

Updated: 8th Aug, 2022

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Where to watch Life in the Undergrowth



Episode 1

Invasion of the Land

David Attenborough presents a series which reveals how animals first left the seas to colonise the land over 400 million years ago, as he introduces a host of millipedes, slugs and worms.

49 mins  ·  Wed, 23 Nov 2005

Episode 2

Taking To The Air

Telling the story of the winged insects that were the first creatures to take to the air. Ultra-slow motion cameras reveal incredible flight skills, such as dragonflies catching their prey and bluebottles flying upside down.

49 mins  ·  Wed, 30 Nov 2005

Episode 3

The Silk Spinners

Looking at how insects, especially spiders, make huge use of their silk-spinning abilities in the undergrowth.

50 mins  ·  Wed, 7 Dec 2005

Episode 4

Intimate Relations

Exploring the complex alliances and partnerships which the tiny creatures of the undergrowth have with each other, and with plants.

50 mins  ·  Wed, 14 Dec 2005

Episode 5


From the African termite mounds that act as huge ventilation systems, to the bumblebee colony that reaches its maximum size towards the end of summer with conflict spreading among the female workers.

50 mins  ·  Wed, 21 Dec 2005