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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
Tiger
Tiger

   2020    History
The Green Planet
The Green Planet

   2022    Nature
Planet Earth
Planet Earth

   2007    Nature
The Crime of the Century
The Crime of the Century

   2021    Medicine
Ancient Rome
Ancient Rome

   2006    History
The Normans
The Normans

   2010    History
Conquistadors
Conquistadors

   2002    History
Welcome to Earth
Welcome to Earth

   2021    Nature