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Series: The Life of Mammals

 

A Winning Design

   2002    Nature
A Winning Design clarifies what makes a mammal different from reptiles and birds. No, it isn't egg-laying: both the platypus and the echidna are egg-laying mammals; it's their ability to adapt. And it's this adaptability that becomes the crux of the remainder of the series. From the tiniest bat to the massive blue whale, all mammals share the ability to nurture their young on milk and regulate their own temperatures.

Insect Hunters

   2002    Nature
Mammals from tiny shrews, giant anteaters, armoured armadillo to bats have specialised in eating insects. Some have evolved into complex and effective hunters, even pursued their prey into the skies

Plant Predators

   2002    Nature
The plant eaters take on the largely indigestible, spiny and poisonous defences of plants with some spectacular physical adaptations to diet. Plant Predators demonstrates the particular (and often peculiar) adaptations of herbivores
Cosmos: Possible Worlds
Cosmos: Possible Worlds

   2020    Science
The Nazis, A Warning From History
The Nazis, A Warning From History

   1997    History
History of the Eagles
History of the Eagles

   2013    History
The Mind Explained
The Mind Explained

   2019    Medicine
Dark Net
Dark Net

   2016    Technology
Planet Earth
Planet Earth

   2007    Nature
Frozen Planet
Frozen Planet

   2011    Nature
Seven Ages of Rock
Seven Ages of Rock

   2007    Art