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Sir David Attenborough on 'Boaty'

October 17th, 2016

Episode 1262 of 1744 episodes

Construction of the UK's new 200m polar research ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, formally begins on Monday at Cammell Laird on Merseyside. Sir David Attenborough himself explains to Sarah Montague the great potential of the research vessel and the auxiliary ship, The Boaty, which "will be whizzing around Antarctica for years to come". (Image: Sir David Attenborough. Credit: BBC)

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