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The Wonder of Animals

Episode 11: Snakes

Duration: 30 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 3 days

Chris Packham reveals the variety of ways in which snakes use their bodies not just to slither, but to climb, fly and swim, and explores how they use their senses to hunt. Show more


Chris Packham
Executive Producer:
Jonny Keeling
Series Producer:
Aaron Paul

Katie Derham travels to Rio de Janeiro to explore the story behind Brazil's most famous and enduring song, which defines the moment Brazil charmed the world in the 1960s. Show more

Documentary in which Dr Hannah Fry tells the story of Ada Lovelace's remarkable life - a 19th-century countess whose work helped give rise to the modern era of computing. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four

Available for 2 days

Dr James Fox looks at how, during the Age of Reason, it was the rediscovery of the white columns and marbles of antiquity that made white the most virtuous of colours. Show more

BBC Four

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