Why do humans look like they do? What will we look like in the future? Why do some species of animals die out where others thrive? Our Hairy Past takes a fun look at evolution and inheritance in animals and humans from prehistoric times to the present day and beyond. Discover the scientific theories of Darwin and Wallace, plus the discoveries of palaeontologists and other key figures such as Mary Anning. Learn about some incredible species of animals that have developed fascinating characteristics and traits in order to survive. And read all about humans and how we have changed and evolved from our prehistoric ancestors and how we are adapting to our changing world.