According to the Guinness World Records, the 94 years old naturalist reached a million followers in just 4 hours 44 minutes on Thursday to break the Instagram record. The previous record was held by Hollywood actress Jennifer Aniston who reached a million followers in 5 hours and 16 minutes.
In his first video, the veteran broadcaster told followers: “I am making this move and exploring this new way of communication to me because, as we all know, the world is in trouble.
“Continents are on fire. Glaciers are melting. Coral reefs are dying. Fish are disappearing from our oceans. The list goes on and on. Saving our planet is now a communications challenge.”