Fossil Wonderlands: Nature's Hidden Treasures is a Nature programme.

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Fossil Wonderlands: Nature's Hidden Treasures

Professor Richard Fortey travels to some of the greatest fossil sites on earth to discover more about the distant past. He investigates the remains of ancient volcanic lake in Germany where well-preserved fossils of early mammals, giant insects and even perhaps our oldest known ancestor have been found. Among the finds are bats as advanced and sophisticated as anything living today, dog-sized 'Dawn' horses and ants as large as a hummingbird. episode 3.

Genre: Nature

Running Time: 60 minutes (approx)

When is Fossil Wonderlands: Nature's Hidden Treasures next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC 4 June 1st, 8:00pm. See more...