In Prehistoric Life:
On bbc.co.uk, you can listen to BBC radio programmes at a time to suit you. We've selected a few of the best recent programmes that have covered Prehistoric Life subjects.
Radio 4: Attenborough investigates the aquatic ape
Did early humans develop around the sea?
Is that why human babies seem so at home in the water?
Radio 4: Musical cavemen
Recent discoveries of bone flutes suggest that man was making music 40,000 years ago. Listen online.
Radio 4: Dinobirds
Today, most palaeontologists agree that birds are directly descended
from dinosaurs. But there are dissenting voices. Listen online.
Radio 4: Leaving the sea
Did the first animals to climb onto land look like foot-long, armour-plated woodlice? Listen online.
Radio 4: Whatever happened to the Woolly Mammoth?
According to Dr Ross MacPhee, "if you give them a shave,
they're very much like a modern elephant". Listen online.
Radio 4: Gigantism in dinosaurs
How did the dinosaurs get to be so big? And why has
no land creature since undergone such an impressive growth spurt? Listen online.
Radio 4: Oldest human fossils
Genetic evidence currently points to our early origins in Ethiopia. So could
this find complete the evolutionary picture of mankind? Listen online.
Radio 4: Commuter belt killer
120 million years ago the London commuter belt was a muddy swamp grazed by herds
of wandering dinosaurs. Something must have preyed on them. Listen online.
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