The Life of Mammals

2002, TV Show

An examination of mammals includes their diversity, adaptability, social behavior and geographic distribution.

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Season 1, Episode 10
The last programme of the series sees David Attenborough compare the foraging skills of humans with those of our distant relatives, the great apes. As bipedal mammals, humans have come to dominate their surroundings and, through the exploitation of the food sources available to them, evolved with larger brains.

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Season 1, Episode 9
The last program of the series sees David Attenborough compare the foraging skills of humans with those of our distant relatives, the great apes. As bipedal mammals, humans have come to dominate their surroundings and evolved with larger brains.

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Season 1, Episode 8
To get close to the tree top creatures, David Attenborough must climb into the canopy. Some unfamiliar animals, including the Indian slender ioris and the fossa, Madagascar's largest arboreal predator, are filmed for the first time in the wild.

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Season 1, Episode 7
As the first signs of life left its watery environment for dry land the race was on in the search for food. After millions of years the competition to survive made some mammals take one of the greatest steps in evolution – they returned to the water.

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Premiered: November 20, 2002, on BBC One
Rating: TV-G
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Premise: An examination of mammals includes their diversity, adaptability, social behavior and geographic distribution.

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