The Life of Mammals 2002 | TV Show Watchlist
An examination of mammals includes their diversity, adaptability, social behavior and geographic distribution.
Premiered: November 20, 2002
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This look at the great apes examines their remarkable similarities to humans.
Arboreal mammals are observed, and their unique adaptations for living in trees are examined, including prehensile tails and modified hands and feet. Also: nutritional benefits of living in trees. Host: David Attenborough.
Aquatic mammals are observed, included seals, dolphins and whales. Also: why certain mammals chose an aquatic environment, and how their bodies adapted to it. Host: David Attenborough.
Opportunistic feeders, and the strategies behind such behavior, are examined. Included: bears are observed fishing for salmon in the spring and foraging for berries in the fall. Host: David Attenborough.
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- Premiered: November 20, 2002
- Rating: TV-G
- Premise: An examination of mammals includes their diversity, adaptability, social behavior and geographic distribution. (more)