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Watch the trailer for David Attenborough’s First Life

Hear from Sir David and the team behind this new virtual reality experience, and catch a glimpse of some of Earth’s earliest animals.

Using fossil data provided by the Museum and Samsung Gear VR headsets, David Attenborough’s First Life virtual reality experience accurately reconstructs ancient sea creatures that lived more than 500 million years ago.

The full 15-minute adventure at the Museum immerses visitors in a long-forgotten world, as they explore an ancient seabed where the fantastical-looking Opabinia once dwelt, and follow prehistoric predator Anomalocaris as it swims and hunts for food.

You’ll also have David Attenborough for company, as he guides you through this virtual world and describes what life was like for these amazing sea creatures.