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  • What Killed the Giant Insects?

    Revolutionary discoveries in palaeontology. This episode explores why modern day insects are so much smaller than their prehistoric counterparts.

  • What Killed the Giant Insects?

    Revolutionary discoveries in palaeontology. This episode explores why modern day insects are so much smaller than their prehistoric counterparts.

  • Life on Earth

    Fascinating series exploring revolutionary discoveries in palaeontology. Fossils of feathered dinosaurs in China opened up new questions about the origin of birds.

  • Life on Earth

    Fascinating series exploring revolutionary discoveries in palaeontology. Fossils of feathered dinosaurs in China opened up new questions about the origin of birds.

  • The Dawn of Mammals

    Fascinating series exploring revolutionary discoveries in palaeontology. A fossil found in China helped to trace the evolution of mammals back another 35 million years.

  • The Dawn of Mammals

    Fascinating series exploring revolutionary discoveries in palaeontology. A fossil found in China helped to trace the evolution of mammals back another 35 million years.

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Life On Earth

Life On Earth

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Life On Earth

Series 2

Life On Earth

  • Life on Earth (2): Ep 1

    The great Sir David Attenborough presents a revised version of his classic nature series. Here the focus is on plants and insects and looks at the first invasion of land.

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  • Life on Earth (2): Ep 3

    Sir David Attenborough presents a revised version of his classic nature series. Learn some unusual facts as attention switches to the dominant animals on our planet: mammals.

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  • Life on Earth (2): Ep 2

    Revised version of Sir David Attenborough's landmark series. This episode sees the esteemed broadcaster explaining the development of vertebrates such as fish, birds and reptiles.

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A New Prehistory

Series 1

A New Prehistory

  • What Killed the Giant Insects?

    Revolutionary discoveries in palaeontology. This episode explores why modern day insects are so much smaller than their prehistoric counterparts.

  • Life on Earth

    Fascinating series exploring revolutionary discoveries in palaeontology. Fossils of feathered dinosaurs in China opened up new questions about the origin of birds.

  • The Dawn of Mammals

    Fascinating series exploring revolutionary discoveries in palaeontology. A fossil found in China helped to trace the evolution of mammals back another 35 million years.