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Symphony of Science - The Greatest Show on Earth! A music video about Evolution

mp3: - A musical celebration of the wonders of biology, including evolution, natural selection, DNA, and more. Featuring David Attenborough, Richard Dawkins and Bill Nye. "The Greatest Show on Earth" is the 13th video in the Symphony of Science music videos series. Materials used in this video are from:Richard Dawkins' "There is grandeur in this view of life" speechBBC LifeBBC Planet EarthDavid Attenborough's First LifeCharles Darwin and the Tree of LifeBill Nye Evolution episodeVisit for more videos!If you enjoyed the video, consider checking out Dawkins' book of the same name, The Greatest Show On Earth, as well as the other mentioned source materials. Special thanks to everybody who's donated to keep the project alive and to those who helped track down the materials used in this video.Lyrics:[David Attenborough]How could one species turn into another?[Richard Dawkins]How is it that we find ourselves surrounded by such complexity, such elegance?[Bill Nye]The genes of you and meThey're all made of DNAWe're all made of the same chemicalsDNA - we're all made of DNA[Attenborough]Only the fittest surviveAnd that is the keyNatural SelectionThat is the key[Dawkins]We are surrounded by endless formsMost beautiful, most wonderfulEvolution - the greatest show on EarthThere is grandeur in this view of lifeEvolution - the greatest show on Earth[Attenborough]The history of life can be thought ofAs a many branched treeThe five kingdoms of lifewere established early onBacteriaProtists- amoeba like creaturesFungiPlants And animals[Dawkins]We find ourselves perched on one tiny twigIn the midst of a blossoming tree of life[refrain]We are surrounded by millions of other speciesWalking, flying, burrowing, stalking, chasing, fleeing,Outpacing[Attenborough]Animals strive to reach this one ultimate goalTo ensure the survival of the next generationThis one ultimate goalTo pass on their genesThat is what life is all about[refrain][Dawkins]As we look back on the history of lifeWe see a picture of never ending,ever rejuvinating novelty[Attenborough]Those animals may seem to us to be very remote,strange, even fantasticBut all of us alive todayOwe our very existence to them
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