This BBC Science Focus Special Edition reveals the story of how ancient life developed on Earth from the very first lifeforms through to the evolution of humans...


  • Why life on Earth wasn't an accident
  • What T. rex really looked like
  • Piecing together our hominin family tree
  • How walking whales returned to the water
  • The surprising truth about Neanderthals
  • Missing links: dino-birds and dino-bats

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The Ultimate Guide to Ancient Life on Earth

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