Something a foot…

A couple of programmes are currently available on the BBC iplayer, which might be of interest:


Secret of Bones
A series of 6 episodes, starting on 18 February 2014:

Evolutionary biologist and master skeleton builder Ben Garrod presents a six-part series looking at how bones have enabled vertebrates to colonise and dominate practically every habitat on Earth.

You can view the episodes as they become available at

A 2 part series, which aired on 18 & 25 February 2014:

This ground-breaking two-part series takes us inside two of the most amazing structures in the natural world: our hands and feet.

You can view the episodes at