Sir David Attenborough to narrate Our Planet, Netflix' new natural history series

Sir David Attenborough has been announced as the narrator for the upcoming Netflix natural history documentary, Our Planet. 

Filmed over four years in association with the WWF, Our Planet is an eight-part series will showcase the planet's most precious species and fragile habitats, revealing amazing sights on Earth in ways they’ve never been seen using the latest in 4K camera technology.

Speaking at WWF’s State of the Planet Address event in London, Sir David Attenborough said "Our Planet will take viewers on a spectacular journey of discovery showcasing the beauty and fragility of our natural world. Today we have become the greatest threat to the health of our home but there’s still time for us to address the challenges we’ve created, if we act now. We need the world to pay attention. Our Planet brings together some of the world’s best filmmakers and conservationists and I’m delighted to help bring this important story to millions of people worldwide."

This Humpback whale is feeding off Cape Town in November, Cape Towns summer. These whales are well known to feed on krill in the southern ocean, but off Cape Towns west coast, these whales feed on other species such as Euphoarsiids (E. Lucens), Hyperiid amphipods (Themisto gaudichaudii) and Mantis shrimps.

The ambitious series has been created in collaboration with Silverback Films, whose director Alastair Fothergill was the creator of the critically acclaimed original Planet Earth and Blue Planet series, and WWF, the world’s leading conservation organisation.

Our Planet will launch globally on Netflix on April 5, 2019


Netflix is an American entertainment company founded by Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph on August 29, 1997, in Scotts Valley, California. It specialises in and provides streaming media and video-on-demand online. In 2013, Netflix expanded into film and television production, as well as online distribution.

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