A factual and visual feast from beginning to end.
It takes you on an incredible documentary journey of discovery to unravel
some of the most amazing mysteries of the natural world.
From simple cells in the seas to fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals
and eventually humans; this we are told has been the evolutionary tree of
life. So how does this theory fit in with all we see around us?
After thousands of years of observable evidence and advances in biological
research, do Darwin's evolutionary ideas measure-up to the discoveries of
modern science today?
In this program you will learn about the navigation techniques and defense
mechanisms of marine life, the complex behavior of birds, the differences
between apes, monkeys and humans, "ape-men" mixing link hoaxes, and how
some of the large mammals feed and digest their food.
From Egypt and the depths of the Red Sea to the Islands of Malta, the Cape
of Good Hope and the Savannahs of South Africa, now you can see for yourself
and understand the intricate designs of natures vast array of creatures and
our place among them in this wonderfully created world.
Many unusual, rare and endangered species are featured in this program including
animal behavior never filmed before.
Narrated by Nick Jackson - BBC National Radio
Suitable for use in schools. 10yrs - Adult