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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.

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

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
Chemistry
Chemistry

   2010    Science
The Sound and the Fury
The Sound and the Fury

   2013    Art
Earthflight
Earthflight

   2012    Nature
The Story of God
The Story of God

   2016    Culture
Everything and Nothing
Everything and Nothing

   2011    Science
First Life
First Life

   2010    Science
The Story of China
The Story of China

   2016    History
The Story of Science
The Story of Science

   2010    History