The ability to react and move can often mean the difference between life and death in the animal kingdom. Some animals have evolved into championship fliers, swimmers, and runners.
What are the forces that create this need for speed, and how do animal bodies adapt to go into overdrive? In this episode, find out about nature’s ultimate engine, muscle, how it evolved and how it works. Meet some of the fastest species on earth.
It’s a tough, violent, and lethal world out there, and it’s been that way since the dawn of time. Roughly 99 percent of all species have become extinct. What enabled that other one percent to survive the cutthroat competition?
Their ability to.... EVOLVE.
Through a stunning combination of dramatizations, computer animations, live action nature footage and lab work; discover the biological and behavioural innovations that have kept us all on this Earth!