Tuesdays at 9:00 p.m. October 19, 26 & November 2
A fresh look at reptiles - A three-part series reveals the amazing science behind some of the world’s most mysterious animals. Part 1 Ruling Reptiles examines the extinction of the dinosaurs left a power vacuum. Enter the dragons: powerful modern reptiles which still dominate large areas of our planet. Ruling Reptiles goes in search of the modern reptiles that have inherited the dominant role. Smart Reptiles, the second program, focuses on the amazing natural technology that makes reptiles such a successful group. If you count sprinting on water, shooting blood from the eyes, spitting poison at their enemies, navigating by magnetic fields, converting ribs into a hang-glider, or communicating emotions in color then, yes, they are! Future Reptiles - alligators on golf courses, geckos in hotels, chameleons in the garden and pampered pet pythons – reptiles are invading our space! So what will the future role for these living cousins of the dinosaurs be?
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