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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
Conquistadors
Conquistadors

   2002    History
In Search of Beethoven
In Search of Beethoven

   2009    Art
The Men Who Built America
The Men Who Built America

   2012    History
The Private Life of Plants
The Private Life of Plants

   1994    Nature
Top Gear
Top Gear

   2012    Technology
The Climate Wars
The Climate Wars

      Nature
Secret History of Comics
Secret History of Comics

   2017    Art
Generation Iron
Generation Iron

   2017    Culture