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Ice Age Giants

Ice Age Giants is a BBC documentary series presented by Alice Roberts, journeying 40,000 years back in time on the trail of the great beasts of the Ice Age. Professor Alice Roberts begins her journey on the trail of Ice Age beasts in the 'land of the sabre-tooth', North America, a continent that was half covered by ice that was up to two miles thick. Then Alice Roberts ventures to the parts of the northern hemisphere, hit hardest by the cold of the ice age - Europe and Siberia. What finally killed all the woolly rhinos, mammoths, sloths and sabre-toothed cats? Professor Alice Roberts sets off on her last voyage back to the ice age to discover why.

Episode 1 - Land of the Sabre-tooth
North America was half covered by ice that was up to two miles thick, but this frozen land also boasts the most impressive cast of Ice Age giants in the world.

Episode 2 - Land of the Cave-Bear
In this episode, Professor Alice Roberts ventures to the parts of the northern hemisphere, hit hardest by the cold of the ice age - Europe and Siberia.

Episode 3 - Last of the Giants
What finally killed all the woolly rhinos, mammoths, sloths and sabre-toothed cats? Professor Alice Roberts sets off on her last voyage back to the ice age to discover why.


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