David Attenborough's Natural History Museum Alive
|David Attenborough's Natural History Museum Alive 3D|
|Also known as||'David Attenborough's Natural History Museum Alive'|
|Presented by||David Attenborough|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of episodes||1|
|Running time||64 minutes|
|Original release||1 January 2014|
The documentary was filmed at the Natural History Museum, London, and uses CGI imagery to bring to life several of the extinct animal skeletons in the museum, including Archaeopteryx, the Moa Ratite bird (Dinornis) and Haast's eagle (Harpagornis moorei; lit. "grappling hook bird"), Gigantopithecus (contrasting prevailing expert opinion; presented as bipedal and more human than ponginae), Glossotherium, Ichthyosaurus and the London-based replica of the famous diplodocus skeleton Dippy.
The documentary was well-received, and won a TV BAFTA in the specialist factual category. A companion book for the documentary was released under the same name.
- David Attenborough's Natural History Museum Alive (TV Movie 2014) - IMDb
- "TV Bafta awards 2014: Sir David Attenborough wins specialist factual category | Leicester Mercury". Archived from the original on 24 May 2014. Retrieved 17 June 2014.
- Official website at Sky.com
- David Attenborough's Natural History Museum Alive at the Internet Movie Database