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David Attenborough's Rise of Animals: Triumph of the Vertebrates

Join acclaimed broadcaster and naturalist David Attenborough on a worldwide journey charting the incredible rise of the creatures that dominate the Earth's land, seas and skies: the vertebrates. This exploration whisks you to excavation sites in China, Germany, North America and beyond, unearthing new fossil evidence that's providing explosive insights into our evolutionary past. From the first fish with a backbone to the growth of today's major mammal groups, it's a remarkable 500 million-year story that only continues to develop over time.

On TV

    • Wednesday
    • 8:00pm
    Apr 19
    From the Seas to the Skies
    • Wednesday
    • 9:00pm
    Apr 19
    Dawn of the Mammals
    • Wednesday
    • 11:00pm
    Apr 19
    From the Seas to the Skies