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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
How Art Made the World
How Art Made the World

   2006    Art
Space Phenomena
Space Phenomena

   2020    Science
The Story of India
The Story of India

   2007    History
The Great Acceleration
The Great Acceleration

   2020    Technology
Leaving Neverland
Leaving Neverland

   2019    Culture
The Lost Pirate Kingdom
The Lost Pirate Kingdom

   2021    History
Out of the Cradle
Out of the Cradle

   2019    History