Inside Nature's Giants: The Giraffe
By CHANNEL 4 - YOUTUBE
Added: Fri, 11 Sep 2009 23:00:00 UTC
Thanks to Mark for the link.
Initially this was only available to viewers inside of the UK. Posted on RDFRS on July 6
Channel 4, WARNING contains EXPLICIT scenes of animal dissections.
Inside Nature's Giants dissects the largest animals on the planet to uncover their evolutionary secrets. Most wildlife documentaries tell you how an animal behaves, but by dissecting the animal and studying its anatomy we can we can see how an animal works.
Experts in comparative anatomy, evolution and behaviour put some of the most popular and enigmatic large animals under the knife. Veterinary scientist, Mark Evans, will interpret their findings, biologist Simon Watts tests the animals' physiology in the field and Richard Dawkins traces back the animals' place on the tree of life.
Experts in anatomy, evolution and behaviour examine a giraffe. For Professor Richard Dawkins, the evolution of the world's tallest animal provides some of the best evidence in favour of Darwinian natural selection.
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