Rise of the Mammals

About the Show

Sixty-six million years ago an asteroid blasted Earth, wiping out the dinosaurs. How did life recover? Now a massive discovery - a trove of fossils from the key first million years after the cataclysm - tells the story. With exclusive access, this film recounts a rare find of animals, plants, and precise dates. Together, they reveal how a new living world - one that came to include us - rose from the ashes.