Picks and Pans Review: Life on Earth

updated 01/11/1982 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 01/11/1982 AT 01:00 AM EST

PBS (check local listings)

Anthropologist David Attenborough charts the mysterious evolution of life forms—including orchids that buzz, sticks that walk, leaves that fly and 100 species of mosquito—in a 13-episode BBC series beginning this week.

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