Studying mammals: Life in the trees
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Title Studying mammals: Life in the trees
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  • David Attenborough looks at life in the trees: examining how species have evolved to cope with arboreal living. In this free course, Studying mammals: Life in the trees, you will learn how lemurs, anteaters, bears and many others have developed different methods to help movement and survival.<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/nature-environment/natural-history/studying-mammals-life-the-trees/content-section-0" /> First published on Wed, 16 Mar 2016 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/nature-environment/natural-history/studying-mammals-life-the-trees/content-section-0">Studying mammals: Life in the trees</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Creative-Commons 2016
  • David Attenborough looks at life in the trees: examining how species have evolved to cope with arboreal living. In this free course, Studying mammals: Life in the trees, you will learn how lemurs, anteaters, bears and many others have developed different methods to help movement and survival.<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/nature-environment/natural-history/studying-mammals-life-the-trees/content-section-0" /> First published on Tue, 03 Sep 2013 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/nature-environment/natural-history/studying-mammals-life-the-trees/content-section-0">Studying mammals: Life in the trees</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Creative-Commons 2013
  • <p>This course will introduce you to the wide-ranging types of mammals that live in the trees. You will learn how they thrive in this demanding environment, with the help of a range of intriguing adaptations related to their unusual life-styles.</p><p>This is the eighth in a series of units about studying mammals. To get the most from these units, you will need access to a copy of <i>The Life of Mammals</i> (2002) by David Attenborough, BBC Books (ISBN 0563534230), and <i>The Life of Mammals</i> (2002) on DVD, which contains the associated series of ten BBC TV programmes. This course contains samples from the DVD set. You should begin each course by watching the relevant TV programme on the DVD and reading the corresponding chapter in <i>The Life of Mammals</i>. You will be asked to rewatch specific sequences from the programme as you work through the course.</p><p>This OpenLearn course provides a sample of level 1 study in <span class="oucontent-linkwithtip"><a class="oucontent-hyperlink" href="http://www.open.ac.uk/courses/find/environment-and-development?LKCAMPAIGN=ebook_&amp;MEDIA=ou">Environment &amp; Development</a></span></p>
  • <p>This unit will introduce you to the wide-ranging types of mammals that live in the trees. You will learn how they thrive in this demanding environment, with the help of a range of intriguing adaptations related to their unusual life-styles.</p><p>This is the eighth in a series of units about studying mammals. To get the most from these units, you will need access to a copy of <i>The Life of Mammals</i> (2002) by David Attenborough, BBC Books (ISBN 0563534230), and <i>The Life of Mammals</i> (2002) on DVD, which contains the associated series of ten BBC TV programmes. This unit contains samples from the DVD set. You should begin each unit by watching the relevant TV programme on the DVD and reading the corresponding chapter in <i>The Life of Mammals</i>. You will be asked to rewatch specific sequences from the programme as you work through the unit.</p><p>This unit is from our archive and is an adapted extract from Studying mammals (S182) which is no longer taught by The Open University. If you want to study formally with us, you may wish to explore other courses we offer in <span class="oucontent-linkwithtip"><a class="oucontent-hyperlink" href="http://www3.open.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/science/index.htm">this subject area</a></span>.</p>
  • David Attenborough looks at ‘life in the trees’: examining how species have evolved to cope with arboreal living. You will learn how lemurs, anteaters, bears and many others have developed different methods to help movement and survival.<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/nature-environment/natural-history/studying-mammals-life-the-trees/content-section-0" /> First published on Tue, 03 Sep 2013 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/nature-environment/natural-history/studying-mammals-life-the-trees/content-section-0">Studying mammals: Life in the trees</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Creative-Commons 2013