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A day in the life of a sloth

This extraordinary plant predator is half blind, half deaf and spends most of its time sleeping in trees. So how does a sloth’s day compare to ours? David Attenborough investigates.
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The safari scene few get to see

Using night-vision video technology to capture a rarely witnessed event, David Attenborough explores the danger elephants face when sharing a water hole with desperate, starving lions.
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Beyond the Headlines

Would you eat in a stranger's home?

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The sharing economy expands to dinner parties with travel and dining startup Eatwith. We take it for a test drive in New York City.
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Localites

Paris to tourists: Stop locking down love

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The tourist tradition of attaching padlocks to Paris’ Pont des Arts footbridge is ruining the structure – leading to some critics asking for the tradition to be outlawed.
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Fictional Footsteps

On the hunt with Hemingway

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Following in the footsteps of Hemingway’s acclaimed works finds that today’s safaris are less rough-and-tumble – but still promise the unpredictable bush encounters the writer loved.
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Ljubljana’s buried past

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This year marks the 2,000-year anniversary of Emona, the city buried beneath Slovenia’s capital. Despite its modernity, Ljubljana’s past is alive – and increasingly accessible.


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