David Attenborough - PSA: Sir David Attenborough Has Officially Joined Instagram

PSA: Sir David Attenborough Has Officially Joined Instagram

 Alert! this can be NOT A DRILL. Sir David Attenborough has formally got himself Associate in Nursing Instagram account.

Yep, the legendary 94-year-old nature documentarian and crusader has created a profile on the social media platform before the discharge of his new Netflix documentary A Life On Our Planet.

And let's simply say folks area unit barrel.

While his account has solely been up a matter of hours, having been created on Th morning (24th September), it already has 250,000 followers and counts.

His Instagram bio reads: "Stories from David Attenborough and therefore the team behind A Life On Our Planet. Managed by the filmmakers."

Sir David's Instagram solely has one post, up to now - a video urging fans to assist save the world and do their bit to fight temperature change.

You can watch it below:

In the clip, Sir David says: "Hello my name is David Attenborough and I have been showing on radio and tv for the past sixty years however this can be my initial time on Instagram.

* I'm creating this move and exploring this new approach of communication to Maine as a result of, as we tend to all recognize, the planet is in bother.

* Continents area unit ablaze, glaciers area unit melting, coral reefs area unit dying, fish area unit disappearing from our oceans, the list goes on and on.

* But we all know what to try to concerning it, that is why I am braving this new approach on behalf of me of communication.

* Over the succeeding few weeks, I will be recording messages to elucidate what the issues area unit and the way we will contend with them.


Filmmakers Colin Butfield and Jonnie Hughes are posting his video messages on the page for him before A Life On Our Planet's launch on Netflix on Gregorian calendar month fourth.

Produced by the globe Wide Fund for Nature and Gorilla gorilla Films, the doc is sent to follows the broadcaster and national treasure as he reflects upon his career, likewise as lightness "the devastating changes he has seen".

We can expect to visualize some footage of a (rather handsome) younger David at the beginning of his career, likewise as devastating footage of ice caps melting and rainforests being torn down.

In a caption underneath the post on Sir David's new Insta, Colin and Jonnie wrote: "David Attenborough has spent a period motion, exploring the wild places of our planet and documenting the living world altogether its selection and surprise.

"He's conjointly witnessed the broken caused. Saving our planet is currently a communications challenge. we all know what to try and do, we tend to simply want the desire.
"That's why we wish to share this message on Instagram. as a result of there's hope and along, we will inspire modification."

They added: "Social media is not David's usual surround thus whereas he is recorded messages exclusively for Instagram, just like the one during this post, we're serving to run this account. just in case you are questioning, 'we' ar Jonnie and Colin and that we worked with David on A Life On Our Planet.

"So, also as sharing the messages he is recorded particularly for this account we'll conjointly post some exclusive clips and behind the scenes content. Stay tuned."
We hope he chucks some selfies certain sensible live, too!

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