perhistoric

How do the images we surround ourselves with today come from a world that is thousands of years old? (www.bbc.co.uk)

Imagine cameras have been around since the creation of Earth to record every major event.
Take a photographic journey thorough time from the violent birth of our planet four and a half billion years ago, through ice-ages, massive volcanic eruptions and the dinosaurs' reign to the first humans. For the first time, see the incredible story of our planet unfold in one single, seamless camera move. (www.youtube.com)

Broadcast (2003) In 1848 a strange skull was discovered on the military outpost of Gibraltar. It was undoubtedly human, but also had some of the heavy features of an ape... distinct brow ridges, and a forward projecting face. Just what was this ancient creature? And when had it lived? As more remains were discovered one thing became clear, this creature had once lived right across Europe. The remains were named Homo neanderthalensis (Neanderthal man) an ancient and primitive form of human.

The "Last Day of the Dinosaurs" is a documentary about the extinction of the greatest animal species that ever lived. It portrays an asteroid hitting the Yucatan Peninsula as the cause of their demise.

35,000 Years ago in Europe, tribes of hunter gatherers invented a fascinating artform. An art populated with animals, emerging from the depth of the earth. The sky as seen by the world's first prehistoric astronomers, 17,000 years ago.

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