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This unit explores the polar climate and how animals like reindeer, polar bears, penguins, sea life and even humans manage to survive there.
This unit examines the differences between hibernation and torpor, and discusses the characteristic signs of hibernation behaviour.
This unit looks at the surprisingly diverse desert climates throughout the world and mammals, birds, lizards and amphibians that survive there.
This unit introduces on how organisms living in a temperate climate, such as that in Britain, are adapted to cope with winter.
Methods of locomotion vary greatly across the animal kingdom according to size, number of legs and evolutionary niche.
This unit explores some of the features, such as reproduction, lactation and thermoregulation methods, that mammals have in common.
This unit examines the physiology, diet and strategies of some of these opportunistic feeders. It is the sixth unit in the ‘Studying mammals’ series.
This unit we will see how these formerly land-based mammals adapted to a return to the water, discussing such challenges as breathing, movement and communication.
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