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  • Inside Nature's Giants

  • Channel 4

The award-winning series that gets under the skin of some of the largest animals on the planet,exploring their anatomy to reveal how these creatures really work.

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The award-winning series that gets under the skin of some of the largest animals on the planet,exploring their anatomy to reveal how these creatures really work.

The second run of the BAFTA Award-winning series reveals the anatomy of some of nature\'s most successful predators.The experts travel to South Africa to dissect a 900kg, 15-foot-long great white shark.

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The second run of the BAFTA Award-winning series reveals the anatomy of some of nature\'s most successful predators.The experts travel to South Africa to dissect a 900kg, 15-foot-long great white shark.

The experts venture into the swamps of the Florida Everglades, where giant Burmese pythons are thriving.

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The experts venture into the swamps of the Florida Everglades, where giant Burmese pythons are thriving.

The experts dissect a lion and a tiger, and travel to South Africa to see lions in the wild.

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The experts dissect a lion and a tiger, and travel to South Africa to see lions in the wild.

The Bafta-winning series returns to Australia on the trail of a bird that\'s been described as a living dinosaur. The cassowary hides in Queensland\'s tropical rainforests.

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The Bafta-winning series returns to Australia on the trail of a bird that\'s been described as a living dinosaur. The cassowary hides in Queensland\'s tropical rainforests.

Creationists question how this extraordinary creature could have evolved such a long neck, but for evolutionary biologist Professor Richard Dawkins the anatomy of the world's tallest animal provides some of the best arguments in favour of Darwinian natural selection.

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Creationists question how this extraordinary creature could have evolved such a long neck, but for evolutionary biologist Professor Richard Dawkins the anatomy of the world's tallest animal provides some of the best arguments in favour of Darwinian natural selection.

The team travel to Florida to dissect the ocean's largest reptile - the leatherback turtle. They uncover the evolutionary mystery of how turtles developed shells to protect themselves from some of the sharpest-toothed predators on the planet.

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The team travel to Florida to dissect the ocean's largest reptile - the leatherback turtle. They uncover the evolutionary mystery of how turtles developed shells to protect themselves from some of the sharpest-toothed predators on the planet.

The team explore how this animal has been biologically engineered for speed. They dissect an elite racehorse to reveal the extraordinary spring system that propels it to 45mph, its super-sized organs and built-in turbo-booster.

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The team explore how this animal has been biologically engineered for speed. They dissect an elite racehorse to reveal the extraordinary spring system that propels it to 45mph, its super-sized organs and built-in turbo-booster.

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.