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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
The Germanic Tribes
The Germanic Tribes

   2007    History
The Human Body
The Human Body

   1998    Medicine
Seven Ages of Rock
Seven Ages of Rock

   2007    Art
Cooked
Cooked

   2016    Culture
Africa with David Attenborough
Africa with David Attenborough

   2013    Nature
Top Gear
Top Gear

   2012    Technology
Space Deepest Secrets
Space Deepest Secrets

   2019    Science
Hiroshima
Hiroshima

   2005    History