Season 3

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How To Survive the Little Ice Age

How did the Nunalleq village manage to survive and prosper during the Little Ice Age?

How To Survive the Little Ice Age

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How Humans Lost Their Fur

This small change in our appearance has helped shape the evolution of our entire lineage.

How Humans Lost Their Fur

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The Rise and Fall of the Tallest Mammal to Walk the Earth

It arose from rhino ancestors, but Paraceratherium took a different evolutionary path.

The Rise and Fall of the Tallest Mammal to Walk the Earth

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Why Do Things Keep Evolving Into Crabs?

What is it about the crab’s form that makes it so evolutionarily successful?

Why Do Things Keep Evolving Into Crabs?

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How Ankylosaurs Got Their Clubs

We’ve only started to get to the bottom of how clubs worked and how it developed.

How Ankylosaurs Got Their Clubs

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How Plants Became Carnivores

How and why does botanical carnivory keep evolving?

How Plants Became Carnivores

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The First and Last North American Primates

Our primate family tree actually originated here!

The First and Last North American Primates

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When Rodents Had Horns

The horns probably had a purpose - one that rodents would likely benefit from today.

When Rodents Had Horns

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How Plankton Created A Bizarre Giant of the Seas

Aegirocassis may have been the biggest animal in the Early Ordovician.

How Plankton Created A Bizarre Giant of the Seas

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The Oddest Couple in the Fossil Record

How did Thrinaxodon and Broomistega become entombed together?

The Oddest Couple in the Fossil Record

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How We Figured Out Fermentation

Fermented foods opened up a whole new nutritional landscape for us.

How We Figured Out Fermentation

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The Dinosaur Who Was Buried at Sea

Nobody had ever found a specimen like Borealopelta before.

The Dinosaur Who Was Buried at Sea

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The Biggest Frog that Ever Lived

Untangling the origins of Beelzebufo -- the giant frog that lived alongside the dinosaurs.

The Biggest Frog that Ever Lived

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The Story of the Dino Stampede

To try to solve the puzzle of Lark Quarry, experts have turned to paleoichnology.

The Story of the Dino Stampede

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The Sea Monster from the Andes

How did this giant marine reptile end up high in the Andes Mountains?

The Sea Monster from the Andes

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How Ancient Art Captured Australian Megafauna

What if the rock art drawings of strange animals really existed?

How Ancient Art Captured Australian Megafauna

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How the Walrus Got Its Tusks

A story that spans almost 20 million years.

How the Walrus Got Its Tusks

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When Dinosaurs Chilled in the Arctic

How were they able to survive in this harsh environment?

When Dinosaurs Chilled in the Arctic

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The World Before Plate Tectonics

This period was anything but boring.

The World Before Plate Tectonics

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When Dinosaur Look-Alikes Ruled the Earth

These animals truly ruled the Earth, becoming both abundant and diverse.

When Dinosaur Look-Alikes Ruled the Earth

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How We Identified One of Earth’s Earliest Animals

The key to solving the puzzle of Precambrian life was a tiny bit of fossilized fat.

How We Identified One of Earth’s Earliest Animals

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The Two Viruses That We’ve Had For Millions of Years

The two viruses that we’ve had for millions of years.

The Two Viruses That We’ve Had For Millions of Years

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How Plants Caused the First Mass Extinction

The arrival of plants on land would eventually help cause a massive extinction event.

How Plants Caused the First Mass Extinction

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How the Andes Mountains Might Have Killed a Bunch of Whales

Cerro Ballena has over 40 skeletons of marine mammals from the Late Miocene Epoch.

How the Andes Mountains Might Have Killed a Bunch of Whales