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Video thumbnail: Your Inner Fish Amazing Places, Amazing Fossils: Lucy

Your Inner Fish

Amazing Places, Amazing Fossils: Lucy

Don Johanson recounts the discovery of an iconic human ancestor in Ethiopia.

4:54

Amazing Places, Amazing Fossils: Lucy

4:54

Video thumbnail: Your Inner Fish Amazing Places, Amazing Fossils: Tritheledont

Your Inner Fish

Amazing Places, Amazing Fossils: Tritheledont

Neil Shubin finds a tiny fossil that represents an important time in our evolution.

4:05

Amazing Places, Amazing Fossils: Tritheledont

4:05

Video thumbnail: Your Inner Fish Finding the Origins of Human Color Vision

Your Inner Fish

Finding the Origins of Human Color Vision

Our color vision is a gift from tree-dwelling primate ancestors in search of ripe fruit.

4:41

Finding the Origins of Human Color Vision

4:41

Video thumbnail: Your Inner Fish Meet Your Cousins: Squirrel Monkeys

Your Inner Fish

Meet Your Cousins: Squirrel Monkeys

Our relationship to living primates can be seen in their anatomy and genes.

2:05

Meet Your Cousins: Squirrel Monkeys

2:05

Video thumbnail: Your Inner Fish Our Fishy Brain

Your Inner Fish

Our Fishy Brain

See just how much your brain has in common with a fish brain.

2:24

Our Fishy Brain

2:24

Video thumbnail: Your Inner Fish The 500-Million-Year History of the Human Brain

Your Inner Fish

The 500-Million-Year History of the Human Brain

Biologist Peter Holland shows us how much we have in common with a wormy little animal.

3:19

The 500-Million-Year History of the Human Brain

3:19

Video thumbnail: Your Inner Fish What Can Fossil Teeth Tell Us?

Your Inner Fish

What Can Fossil Teeth Tell Us?

Teeth are an incredbily important tool for understanding how an animal lives.

1:59

What Can Fossil Teeth Tell Us?

1:59

Video thumbnail: Your Inner Fish Your Aching Back: A Gift from Your Ancient Ancestors

Your Inner Fish

Your Aching Back: A Gift from Your Ancient Ancestors

As Bruce Latimer explains, our evolutionary history has some consequences for our back.

2:52

Your Aching Back: A Gift from Your Ancient Ancestors

2:52

Video thumbnail: Your Inner Fish Amazing Places, Amazing Fossils: Tiktaalik

Your Inner Fish

Amazing Places, Amazing Fossils: Tiktaalik

Neil Shubin recounts the discovery of an iconic fish fossil in the Canadian Arctic.

4:38

Amazing Places, Amazing Fossils: Tiktaalik

4:38

Video thumbnail: Your Inner Fish Ancient Hands, Ancient Tools

Your Inner Fish

Ancient Hands, Ancient Tools

Join a hunt for ancient tools and look for evidence of toolmaking in fossil hands.

4:35

Ancient Hands, Ancient Tools

4:35

Video thumbnail: Your Inner Fish Ancient Human Ancestors: Walking in the Woods

Your Inner Fish

Ancient Human Ancestors: Walking in the Woods

"Ardi" changed our understanding of how our ancestors first started walking on two legs.

3:47

Ancient Human Ancestors: Walking in the Woods

3:47

Video thumbnail: Your Inner Fish Extended Interview: Tim White

Your Inner Fish

Extended Interview: Tim White

Tim White gives an overview of the discovery of a hominid fossil known as Ardi.

6:47

Extended Interview: Tim White

6:47

Video thumbnail: Your Inner Fish How Do We Know When Our Ancestors Lost Their Tails?

Your Inner Fish

How Do We Know When Our Ancestors Lost Their Tails?

Paleontologist Holly Dunsworth shows us fossil evidence for the disappearance of our tail.

4:00

How Do We Know When Our Ancestors Lost Their Tails?

4:00

Video thumbnail: Your Inner Fish The Ancient History of the Human Hand

Your Inner Fish

The Ancient History of the Human Hand

Trace the human hand back to its fish origins.

3:52

The Ancient History of the Human Hand

3:52

Video thumbnail: Your Inner Fish The Evolution of Your Teeth

Your Inner Fish

The Evolution of Your Teeth

Your teeth can be traced back to reptile-like ancestors who ruled the earth.

2:51

The Evolution of Your Teeth

2:51

Video thumbnail: Your Inner Fish The Human Hand: A Gift from Ancient Primates

Your Inner Fish

The Human Hand: A Gift from Ancient Primates

Meet an ancient primate with a hand eerily similar to your own.

4:26

The Human Hand: A Gift from Ancient Primates

4:26

Video thumbnail: Your Inner Fish We Hear with the Bones that Reptiles Eat With

Your Inner Fish

We Hear with the Bones that Reptiles Eat With

Opossums and fossils provide evidence for the evolution of our ears.

4:10

We Hear with the Bones that Reptiles Eat With

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