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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 Last Czars
The Last Czars

   2019    History
Earth from Space
Earth from Space

   2019    Nature
Triumph of Life
Triumph of Life

   2006    Nature
Cosmos: Possible Worlds
Cosmos: Possible Worlds

   2020    Science
The Jinx
The Jinx

      History
Reel Rock
Reel Rock

   2014    Culture
The Beatles: Get Back
The Beatles: Get Back

   2021    Art
Mind Field
Mind Field

   2019    Medicine