Catastrophe: Planet Of Fire

Wednesday, December 9 on M4

Scientists believe that evolution has been shaped by major catastrophes that have almost extinguished all life on earth. Using the latest CGI and featuring scientific experts, Tony Robinson investigates these theories. Two hundred and fifty million years ago, 95% of life was wiped off the face of the Earth in the Permian extinction. In this film, leading experts piece together evidence from all over the world.

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