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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
D-Day
D-Day

   2013    History
Reel Rock
Reel Rock

   2014    Culture
Black Hole Apocalypse
Black Hole Apocalypse

   2018    Science
The Last Dance
The Last Dance

   2020    Culture
Speed
Speed

   2019    Technology
Magic Numbers
Magic Numbers

   2018    Science
Jonestown: Terror in the Jungle
Jonestown: Terror in the Jungle

   2018    History
The Private Life of Plants
The Private Life of Plants

   1994    Nature