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Inside Nature's Giants is a British science documentary, first broadcast in June 2009 by Channel 4. The documentary shows experts performing dissection on some of nature's largest animals, including whales and elephants.

Inside Nature's Giants
Genre Documentary
Created by Mark Burnett
Developed by 4International
Presented by Mark Evans
Narrated by Nick Jack
Theme music composer Will Slater
Opening theme Nature
Ending theme Nature (Instrumental)
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of series 4
No. of episodes 18
Executive producer(s) Ed Forsdick
Peter Gywn
Producer(s) Martin Dance
Location(s) All
Editor(s) Adobe
Camera setup 3SIXTYMEDIA
Running time all mins
Production company(s) ITV Studios
Lion Television
Windfall Films
Distributor All3Media
Channel 4
Original network
Picture format HDTV
Audio format On CD
First shown in 2008
Original release 29 June 2009 (2009-06-29) – 23 April 2012 (2012-04-23)
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The programme is presented by Mark Evans. The series attempts to uncover the secrets of the animals examined. Mark is assisted by evolutionary biologists Richard Dawkins and Simon Watt, and comparative anatomist Joy Reidenberg.[1] The show is currently airing on PBS in the United States and repeats are currently airing on Eden and Watch in the UK.

There is an iPad application that allows you to see every animal the show has worked on close up.[2]



Series 1 (2009)Edit

Episode Number Episode Name Animal(s) Broadcast Date
1 The Elephant Asian elephant 29 June 2009
2 The Whale Fin whale 6 July 2009
3 The Crocodile Nile crocodile 13 July 2009
4 The Giraffe Rothschild giraffe 20 July 2009

Note: The season received the 2010 BAFTA Television Award for Best Specialist Factual.[3]

Series 2 (2010)Edit

Episode Number Episode Name Animal(s) Broadcast Date
1 The Great White Shark Great white shark 8 June 2010
2 The Monster Python Burmese python 15 June 2010
3 The Big Cats Lion and tiger 22 June 2010
Special The Giant Squid Giant squid 14 October 2010

Series 3 (2011)Edit

Episode Number Episode Name Animal(s) Broadcast Date
Special The Polar Bear Polar bear 30 June 2011
Special The Sperm Whale Sperm whale 7 August 2011
1 The Camel Dromedary camel 30 August 2011
2 The Dinosaur Bird Southern cassowary 6 September 2011
3 The Leatherback Turtle Leatherback sea turtle 13 September 2011
4 The Racehorse Thoroughbred horse 20 September 2011

Series 4 (2012)Edit

Episode Number Episode Name Animal(s) Broadcast Date
Special Rogue Baboon Chacma baboon (Fred) 10 January 2012
1 The Hippo Hippopotamus 9 April 2012
2 The Kangaroo Red kangaroo 16 April 2012
3 The Jungle Borneo jungle 23 April 2012


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