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The team join Inuit hunters and scientists studying polar bears off the coast of Greenland. Polar bears have become a symbol of climate change as their habitat is threatened. And, at the top of the food chain, they are especially vulnerable to physiological side effects from man-made pollutants.

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The team join Inuit hunters and scientists studying polar bears off the coast of Greenland. Polar bears have become a symbol of climate change as their habitat is threatened. And, at the top of the food chain, they are especially vulnerable to physiological side effects from man-made pollutants.

This programme looks at how evolution has overcome the challenges of being as big as an elephant.

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This programme looks at how evolution has overcome the challenges of being as big as an elephant.

Veterinary scientist Mark Evans joins experts in anatomy, evolution and behaviour in a bid to get under the skin of the crocodile.

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Veterinary scientist Mark Evans joins experts in anatomy, evolution and behaviour in a bid to get under the skin of the crocodile.

In this episode experts dissect a 65-foot, 60-ton fin whale - second only in size to its \'cousin\' the blue whale - that has died after being stranded off the coast of Ireland. It\'s a race against time as whale anatomist Joy Reidenberg flies in from New York before the animal\'s decomposition causes it to explode on the beach.

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In this episode experts dissect a 65-foot, 60-ton fin whale - second only in size to its \'cousin\' the blue whale - that has died after being stranded off the coast of Ireland. It\'s a race against time as whale anatomist Joy Reidenberg flies in from New York before the animal\'s decomposition causes it to explode on the beach.

  • Inside the Human Body

  • BBC

Using spectacular graphics based on the latest science and stories of remarkable people around the world, Michael Mosley takes us on a fantastic voyage through our inner universe.

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Using spectacular graphics based on the latest science and stories of remarkable people around the world, Michael Mosley takes us on a fantastic voyage through our inner universe.

In a special episode of Inside The Human Body, all the family can join Michael Mosley as he takes us on a fantastic voyage through the wonders of the human body. Using state-of-the-art graphics, based on real images and scientific research, he reveals the ingenious inner workings of your body, starting with the extraordinary story of how a sperm and egg fuse to create life.

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In a special episode of Inside The Human Body, all the family can join Michael Mosley as he takes us on a fantastic voyage through the wonders of the human body. Using state-of-the-art graphics, based on real images and scientific research, he reveals the ingenious inner workings of your body, starting with the extraordinary story of how a sperm and egg fuse to create life.

In this episode, Michael Mosley traces our development from birth to adulthood, and reveals that the human brain is so sophisticated it takes more than twenty years to mature.

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In this episode, Michael Mosley traces our development from birth to adulthood, and reveals that the human brain is so sophisticated it takes more than twenty years to mature.

Series exploring the wonders of the human body. Using spectacular graphics based on real images and the latest scientific research, Michael Mosley takes viewers on a voyage through the workings of the inner human universe.

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Series exploring the wonders of the human body. Using spectacular graphics based on real images and the latest scientific research, Michael Mosley takes viewers on a voyage through the workings of the inner human universe.

In this episode, Michael Mosley shows how existence is a struggle and how, minute by minute, from your first breath to your last, your body performs countless small miracles to keep you alive.

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In this episode, Michael Mosley shows how existence is a struggle and how, minute by minute, from your first breath to your last, your body performs countless small miracles to keep you alive.

In the final episode of Inside The Human Body, Michael Mosley reveals the ingenious ways in which your body defends itself against a hostile world - where sunlight shatters your DNA and every breath contains microbes that can kill.

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In the final episode of Inside The Human Body, Michael Mosley reveals the ingenious ways in which your body defends itself against a hostile world - where sunlight shatters your DNA and every breath contains microbes that can kill.

  • Life

  • David Attenborough

David Attenborough looks at the extraordinary ends to which animals and plants go in order to survive. Featuring epic spectacles, amazing TV firsts and examples of new wildlife behaviour.

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David Attenborough looks at the extraordinary ends to which animals and plants go in order to survive. Featuring epic spectacles, amazing TV firsts and examples of new wildlife behaviour.

In nature, living long enough to breed is a monumental struggle. Many animals and plants go to extremes to give themselves a chance.

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In nature, living long enough to breed is a monumental struggle. Many animals and plants go to extremes to give themselves a chance.

Fish dominate the planet\'s waters through their astonishing variety of shape and behaviour.

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Fish dominate the planet\'s waters through their astonishing variety of shape and behaviour.

Mammals\' ability to learn new tricks is the key to survival in the knife-edge world of hunters and hunted. In a TV first, a killer whale off the Falklands does something unique: it sneaks into a pool where elephant seal pups learn to swim and snatches them, saving itself the trouble of hunting in the open sea.

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Mammals\' ability to learn new tricks is the key to survival in the knife-edge world of hunters and hunted. In a TV first, a killer whale off the Falklands does something unique: it sneaks into a pool where elephant seal pups learn to swim and snatches them, saving itself the trouble of hunting in the open sea.

There are 200 million insects for each of us. They are the most successful animal group ever. Their key is an armoured covering that takes on almost any shape.

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There are 200 million insects for each of us. They are the most successful animal group ever. Their key is an armoured covering that takes on almost any shape.

Mammals dominate the planet. They do it through having warm blood and by the care they lavish on their young.

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Mammals dominate the planet. They do it through having warm blood and by the care they lavish on their young.

Plants\' solutions to life\'s challenges are as ingenious and manipulative as any animal\'s.

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Plants\' solutions to life\'s challenges are as ingenious and manipulative as any animal\'s.

Primates are just like us - intelligent, quarrelsome, family-centred.

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Primates are just like us - intelligent, quarrelsome, family-centred.

Reptiles and amphibians look like hang-overs from the past. But they overcome their shortcomings through amazing innovation.

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Reptiles and amphibians look like hang-overs from the past. But they overcome their shortcomings through amazing innovation.

  • Life In Cold Blood

  • BBC 1

David Attenborough reveals the surprising truth about the cold-blooded lives of reptiles and amphibians. These animals are as dramatic, as colourful and as tender as any other animals.

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David Attenborough reveals the surprising truth about the cold-blooded lives of reptiles and amphibians. These animals are as dramatic, as colourful and as tender as any other animals.

The final programme covers the most ancient of the reptiles: the crocodiles and turtles. In the Galápagos Islands, among the giant tortoises, Attenborough explains how the creatures came to develop their shells as a defence against predators.

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The final programme covers the most ancient of the reptiles: the crocodiles and turtles. In the Galápagos Islands, among the giant tortoises, Attenborough explains how the creatures came to develop their shells as a defence against predators.

The fourth episode focuses on the most modern reptiles, the snakes, exploring how they have managed to become successful despite their elongated body shape. Attenborough explains how they evolved from underground burrowers to surface hunters, losing their limbs in the process.

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The fourth episode focuses on the most modern reptiles, the snakes, exploring how they have managed to become successful despite their elongated body shape. Attenborough explains how they evolved from underground burrowers to surface hunters, losing their limbs in the process.

The extraordinary and intimate lives of the soft-skinned amphibians. Marsupial frogs where the father carries his young in pouches, giant metre-long salamanders staging wrestling matches and newts that display just like birds of paradise.

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The extraordinary and intimate lives of the soft-skinned amphibians. Marsupial frogs where the father carries his young in pouches, giant metre-long salamanders staging wrestling matches and newts that display just like birds of paradise.

  • Life in the Freezer

  • Alastair Fothergill

Sir David Attenborough looks at the natural history of the Antarctic continent

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Sir David Attenborough looks at the natural history of the Antarctic continent

An encounter with the penguins, whales, albatross and other animals that eke out a living in the Antarctic. First in the series

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An encounter with the penguins, whales, albatross and other animals that eke out a living in the Antarctic. First in the series

Documentary about the wildlife in Antarctica. In September, spring begins, and the programme follows the activities of elephant seals, albatross, penguins, crab-eater seals and snow petrels. Second in the series

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Documentary about the wildlife in Antarctica. In September, spring begins, and the programme follows the activities of elephant seals, albatross, penguins, crab-eater seals and snow petrels. Second in the series

Documentary about the wildlife in and around Antarctica during the short summer, when seals and penguins are racing to raise their young before the return of the long winter. Third in the series

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Documentary about the wildlife in and around Antarctica during the short summer, when seals and penguins are racing to raise their young before the return of the long winter. Third in the series

Penguins, seals, albatross and whales prepare to leave Antarctica before the winter storms shut off their food supplies. Fourth in the series

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Penguins, seals, albatross and whales prepare to leave Antarctica before the winter storms shut off their food supplies. Fourth in the series

About wildlife in Antarctica in the middle of winter. Weddell seals maintain holes in the ice for access to food and shelter from the worst storms. Fish hide in the ice relying on their own natural anti-freeze to stop ice crystals growing in their tissues. Emperor penguins huddle together in groups to incubate a single egg. Fifth in the series

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About wildlife in Antarctica in the middle of winter. Weddell seals maintain holes in the ice for access to food and shelter from the worst storms. Fish hide in the ice relying on their own natural anti-freeze to stop ice crystals growing in their tissues. Emperor penguins huddle together in groups to incubate a single egg. Fifth in the series

David Attenborough visits Captain Scott's abandoned hut in Antarctica and recounts the epic story of his struggle to be the first human being to stand at the South Pole. Now there is a permanent settlement of scientists. He explains the techniques, both old and new, used to capture the images used in "Life in the Freezer." Sixth in the series

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David Attenborough visits Captain Scott's abandoned hut in Antarctica and recounts the epic story of his struggle to be the first human being to stand at the South Pole. Now there is a permanent settlement of scientists. He explains the techniques, both old and new, used to capture the images used in "Life in the Freezer." Sixth in the series