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Kids love the ocean - it’s mysterious and unknown, home to monsters of the imagination and some of the most fascinating life forms on the planet.

But while many grown-ups might love being by or on the sea, how much do we actually know about the world beneath the waves?

In this follow-up to A Grown-Up Guide to Dinosaurs, evolutionary biologist, Professor Ben Garrod, takes the listener on an oceanic journey from the beginning of life on Earth to the present day, discovering what the ocean actually is and why it’s so important in the evolutionary history of life.

A Listen Entertainment production for Audible Originals.

This is an Audible Original Podcast. Free for members. You can download all 6 episodes to your Library now.

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An educational listen

The first 2 episodes are a tad dry and could be difficult to follow if one is not up to date on chemistry lingo.
However the rest of the series is wonderful. I enjoyed the last episode as the narrator speaks of conservation and change for our oceans!

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Fantastic

The Brits really know how to do documentaries right. This podcast is informative AND entertaining. I learned so much and had so much fun doing it. A binge-worthy series. I want more!

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loved it

I loved every bit of this and learned so much I hope he does more

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Wow! Dense but simplified by a soothing quirky British turkey, what an arch, from beginning to end, BRAVA!

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Interesting and educational

The narration was good. Educational and informative. Learnt teeth, lungs then legs important to evolution. Last chapter of climate change, miro plastics and over fishing was a bit of a downer.

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everyone should listen to this. fun & important.

highly recommended. I felt like I took a class and loved it and now i want to be better at taking care of our world

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fun to listen to

loved it, as we went through time
it was very educational and very informative and very enjoyable.

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Loved this Ben Garrod book as much as the last one!

I loved A Grown-Up Guide to Dinosaurs for its information, current research, and Garrod’s style; this one is just as good! The subject is fascinating and delivered in a way that makes the listener eager to learn more.

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I would love to know where the visuals are

I would also love to hear more about dolphin society, cuttlefish dreams, and anything to do with intelligence not our own.