"At the end of the final episode, to be shown on Wednesday night, Sir David is shown in perhaps some of the most personal and moving moments of his career. The closing credits show the 86-year-old presenter on his hands and knees exchanging "squeaks" with a blind baby rhino.Here's the video (or at least the link to the video, I can't embed it) of Attenborough engaging the baby rhino. I love his curiosity and his tenderness.
Asked if he had ever cried after seeing an animal suffer, he replied: “Oh of course. I’ve been deeply moved and upset and worried. How can you not be?”
But he said it was not appropriate for a presenter to show emotion: "That’s making an exhibition of myself and that’s not what it’s all about.” "
Thursday, February 07, 2013
Attenborough Crawls To A Baby Rhino
David Attenborough Admits Crying Over Animals, The Telegraph, 5 February 2013