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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 Virtual Revolution
The Virtual Revolution

   2010    Technology
Making a Murderer
Making a Murderer

   2015    History
The Real History of Science Fiction
The Real History of Science Fiction

   2014    Technology
Blue Planet II
Blue Planet II

   2017    Nature
The Life of Birds
The Life of Birds

   1998    Nature
The Normans
The Normans

   2010    History
Everything and Nothing
Everything and Nothing

   2011    Science