WHEN WHALES WALKED: JOURNEYS IN DEEP TIME

Discover the evolutionary secrets of some of the world’s most majestic creatures. From voracious crocodiles and acrobatic birds to stupendous whales and majestic elephants, WHEN WHALES WALKED follows top scientists from around the world on a global adventure as they follow clues from the fossil record and change what we thought we knew about the evolution of iconic beasts.

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When Whales Walked: Journeys in Deep Time | Teaser

02:10

Discover the evolutionary secrets of some of the world’s most majestic creatures.



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Crocodile Ancestors

02:59

Scientists are now discovering the earliest ancient crocodiles.

Birds Are Living Dinosaurs

04:33

Birds have colonized every environment on Earth, so how did they come to be so diverse?

Empire of Elephants

04:46

Today there are three species of elephant, but 16 million years ago there were dozens.

Walking Whale Ancestor

03:12

Blue whales are the biggest creatures ever. But how did they get so big?