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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
Blood of the Vikings
Blood of the Vikings

   2001    History
Power of Art
Power of Art

   2006    Art
Atom
Atom

   2007    Science
Ancient Rome
Ancient Rome

   2006    History
Galapagos
Galapagos

   2006    Nature
The Normans
The Normans

   2010    History
Wild South America
Wild South America

   2005    Nature
Seven Ages of Rock
Seven Ages of Rock

   2007    Art