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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
Brian Cox Adventures in Space and Time

Brian Cox Adventures in Space and Time

   2021    Technology
Dirty Money

Dirty Money

   2018    Culture
The Incredible Human Journey

The Incredible Human Journey

   2009    History
The Story of China

The Story of China

   2016    History
D-Day

D-Day

   2013    History
Tiger

Tiger

   2020    History
Vegan

Vegan

   2020    Culture
How Art Made the World

How Art Made the World

   2006    Art