David Attenborough turns 94

British broadcaster and naturalist Sir David Attenborough has celebrated his 94th birthday.

Attenborough has been the voice of wildlife documentaries for the last 60 years.

He has helped people develop a greater appreciation for the world around them throughout his epic career.

David Attenborough Facts

David Attenborough was born in London on May 8, 1926.
He showed a real love for nature and all things outdoors by the age of seven. David studied natural sciences at Cambridge University.
David Attenborough began his career at the BBC after serving in the Royal Navy for two years.
His first show was Zoo Quest which started in 1954.

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