Ice Age Giants

Ice Age Giants

Professor Alice Roberts journeys 40,000 years back in time on the trail of the great beasts of the Ice Age

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From the field

From the field
In making this series the production crew visited some extremely remote and treacherous locations. 

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“We were blasted by the smell of 40,000-year-old sloth dung”

Filming in the coldest city on earth

“Nothing makes the human body work faster than the threat of being a meal for a polar bear!”

The climb that pushed Alice Roberts to her limits

More behind the scenes stories on BBC Nature

The music in Ice Age Giants

All the music featured in the show is specially composed by David Mitcham.

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Uncovering the secrets of Ice Age giants

Uncovering the secrets of Ice Age giants
Eighty thousand years ago the Earth began to cool, marking the start of the last Ice Age.

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