Season Cast 1

Season Crew 17

Production

  1. Vanessa Berlowitz

    Vanessa Berlowitz

    Producer (10 Episodes)

  2. Jonathan Keeling

    Producer (10 Episodes)

  3. Huw Cordey

    Producer (10 Episodes)

  4. Sandra Gorel

    Producer (10 Episodes)

  5. Anuschka De Rohan

    Producer (10 Episodes)

  6. Mike Salisbury

    Producer (10 Episodes)

  7. Sean Christian

    Producer (10 Episodes)

  8. Chris Cole

    Producer (10 Episodes)

  9. Mark Linfield

    Producer (10 Episodes)

  10. Neil Lucas

    Producer (10 Episodes)

Sound

  1. Ben Salisbury

    Music (10 Episodes)

  2. Dan Jones

    Music (10 Episodes)

Writing

  1. David Attenborough

    David Attenborough

    Writer (10 Episodes)

Show

Episodes 10

November 20, 2002

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.

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November 27, 2002

Mammals from tiny shrews to giant anteaters have specialised in eating insects. Some have even pursued their prey into the skies.

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December 4, 2002

The plant eaters take on the largely indigestible, spiny and poisonous defences of plants with some spectacular physical adaptations to diet.

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Chisellers

December 11, 2002

Special tools like chisel sharp front teeth and underground dwelling enable this group of mammals to feast on roots and seeds.

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Meat Eaters

December 18, 2002

Predators and prey must evolve speed, endurance and manoeuvrability to outwit each other, and the pack hunters must maintain order in the ranks.

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Opportunists

January 8, 2003

A mammal capable of having a varied diet can be highly adaptable and exploit new environments including the cities where they thrive.

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January 15, 2003

With perfect streamlined bodies and great underwater speed, seals, dolphins, porpoises and whales became the new hunters of the sea..

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January 22, 2003

A range of adaptations from sucker-feet to gripping tails help the tree dwellers to survive, and in the dark forest super senses come in to play.

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January 29, 2003

In the daily hubbub of monkey life, only those with a talent for social wheeler dealing get ahead, driving the shift towards larger brains.

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February 5, 2003

The natural world was transformed when one great ape began to walk upright - us. But why has this led to the development of our extraordinary brains?

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