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Your Inner Fish
Your Inner Fish
What Can Fossil Teeth Tell Us?
Teeth are an incredbily important tool for understanding how an animal lives.
Clip: S1 | 1m 59s
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Finding the Origins of Human Color Vision
Our color vision is a gift from tree-dwelling primate ancestors in search of ripe fruit.
Clip: S1 | 4m 41s
Extended Interview: Tim White
Tim White gives an overview of the discovery of a hominid fossil known as Ardi.
Clip: S1 | 6m 47s
Ancient Hands, Ancient Tools
Join a hunt for ancient tools and look for evidence of toolmaking in fossil hands.
Clip: S1 | 4m 35s
Amazing Places, Amazing Fossils: Lucy
Don Johanson recounts the discovery of an iconic human ancestor in Ethiopia.
Clip: Ep3 | 4m 54s
The 500-Million-Year History of the Human Brain
Biologist Peter Holland shows us how much we have in common with a wormy little animal.
Clip: Ep3 | 3m 19s
Your Aching Back: A Gift from Your Ancient Ancestors
As Bruce Latimer explains, our evolutionary history has some consequences for our back.
Clip: Ep3 | 2m 52s
Meet Your Cousins: Squirrel Monkeys
Our relationship to living primates can be seen in their anatomy and genes.
Clip: Ep3 | 2m 5s
Episode 3: Your Inner Monkey Preview
Find out which traits our primate progenitors bequeathed to us.
Preview: Ep3 | 30s
Ancient Human Ancestors: Walking in the Woods
"Ardi" changed our understanding of how our ancestors first started walking on two legs.
Clip: Ep3 | 3m 47s
How Do We Know When Our Ancestors Lost Their Tails?
Paleontologist Holly Dunsworth shows us fossil evidence for the disappearance of our tail.
Clip: Ep3 | 4m
The Human Hand: A Gift from Ancient Primates
Meet an ancient primate with a hand eerily similar to your own.
Clip: Ep3 | 4m 26s
Amazing Places, Amazing Fossils: Tritheledont
Neil Shubin finds a tiny fossil that represents an important time in our evolution.
Clip: Ep2 | 4m 5s
Episode 2: Your Inner Reptile - Preview
Learn which parts of our bodies we’ve inherited from our reptilian ancestors.
Preview: Ep2 | 30s
The Evolution of Your Teeth
Your teeth can be traced back to reptile-like ancestors who ruled the earth.
Clip: Ep2 | 2m 51s
We Hear with the Bones that Reptiles Eat With
Opossums and fossils provide evidence for the evolution of our ears.
Clip: Ep2 | 4m 10s
Our Fishy Brain
See just how much your brain has in common with a fish brain.
Clip: Ep1 | 2m 24s
The Ancient History of the Human Hand
Trace the human hand back to its fish origins.
Clip: Ep1 | 3m 52s
Amazing Places, Amazing Fossils: Tiktaalik
Neil Shubin recounts the discovery of an iconic fish fossil in the Canadian Arctic.
Clip: Ep1 | 4m 38s
Your Inner Fish - Preview
How did the human body become the complicated, quirky and amazing machine it is today?
Preview: Ep1 | 30s