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What a Wonderful World

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“The colors of a rainbow, so pretty in the sky, are also on the faces of people going by…”

For nearly half a century, Sir David Attenborough has captivated the world as one of our era’s most prominent natural history storytellers. Best known for his Life and Planet Earth series for the BBC, a kind of gold standard for nature documentaries, he is now back with Frozen Planet. The teaser for it bound to put a smile on your day — an adaptation of Louis Armstrong’s classic “What a Wonderful World”, read by Attenborough to scenes of nature at its most breathtaking. Take a breath, and enjoy.

Here is the trailer for Frozen Planet, breathtaking in its own right:

via Open Culture

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