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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Written by: David Attenborough

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