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IV Australia

   2019    Nature
The fourth episode of the series takes viewers on a fascinating journey through the unique and diverse landscapes of Australia, a continent that drifted apart during the time of the dinosaurs. Isolated for millions of years, the weird and wonderful animals marooned here are like nowhere else on Earth. From the vast deserts to lush rainforests, this episode showcases the incredible wildlife that calls this continent home. The film highlights the fascinating behaviors and adaptations of Australia's native animals, including the elusive dingo, kangaroos, and the iconic Tasmanian devil. It also sheds light on the challenges these creatures face in a rapidly changing world, emphasizing the impact of human activities on their survival and underscoring the importance of preserving these environments and the incredible creatures that inhabit them.
The stunning cinematography and intimate footage capture the beauty and struggles of Australia's wildlife, making this documentary a visual treat and a must-watch for anyone interested in wildlife and conservation.
Series: Seven Worlds One Planet

A Winning Design

   2002    Nature
A Winning Design clarifies what makes a mammal different from reptiles and birds. No, it isn't egg-laying: both the platypus and the echidna are egg-laying mammals; it's their ability to adapt. And it's this adaptability that becomes the crux of the remainder of the series. From the tiniest bat to the massive blue whale, all mammals share the ability to nurture their young on milk and regulate their own temperatures.
Series: The Life of Mammals