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“’Inside Nature’s Giants’

Just seven years after his graduation, a Zoology student from The University of Nottingham is forging an award winning career in the field of scientific documentaries.

This year Alex Tate won a television Bafta for the ground-breaking specialist factual series ‘Inside Nature’s Giants’. The series, which features dissections of some of the world’s biggest animals, is made by Windfall Films for Channel 4.

Alex, who was on the programme from its very inception, said: “’Inside Nature’s Giants’ uses animals to tell modern day, factual, ‘Just So’ stories. For instance — how did the elephant get its trunk? How did the lion get its roar? We wanted to show how animals work using a proper scientific approach and providing proper scientific answers.

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