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Most widely held works about Natural History New Zealand Ltd
Most widely held works by Natural History New Zealand Ltd
Growing up Arctic ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 361 libraries worldwide
Follow four of the Arctic's greatest animals as they grow in their first year of life: a surviving polar bear cub, an endangered penguin chick, an orphaned baby walrus, and a stranded baby seal.
Great white odyssey ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 236 libraries worldwide
Two world-renowned shark experts pursue a 12-foot great white shark.
Growing up. Wildcats ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 231 libraries worldwide
At the prestigious Wild Animal Orphanage near San Antonio, four lion cubs are rescued and raised with loving care. At the Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge in Texas, meet the founders of this home for more than 30 great cats that have been abused, neglected or displaced and witness the birth of two tiger cubs. Three cheetah cubs, born at South Africa's Cango Wildlife Ranch's Cheetah Breeding Centre, are raised by a rancher and her dog. Host Edie Falco goes on an incredible journey following the first year in the life of a rare African black leopard named Eddy.
Growing up. Wilderness ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
With the help of professional caregivers, learn how these baby animals from the wilderness are raised. Includes timber wolf pups; Sitka deer; a black bear cub; and Mush the baby moose.
Madness ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 203 libraries worldwide
This segment of the five-part series presents a history of medical treatment. This program follows the long, often grim road towards understanding and treating mental illness. Through testimonials, original manuscripts, photos, and extensive footage from medical archives, leading doctors and medical historians trace the history of asylums, the development of psychoanalysis, electroconvulsive therapy, and the rise of psychopharmacology. Details the once widespread use of phrenology, lobotomy, and lobotomy's ancient precursor, trepanning.
Nature. Extreme lands of the Americas ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 197 libraries worldwide
Andes, the dragon's back: With glaciers, volcanoes, snow-capped peaks, enormous deserts, tropical rainforests, caustic salt pans, and cloud forests, the Andes are an extraordinary world of diverse terrains, extreme temperatures, and a staggering array of wildlife. Five thousand miles long and extending over seven countries, this high mountain range boasts some of the highest, saltiest, wettest and driest terrains on the planet.
China's terracotta warriors ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
The story of China's 8,000 terracotta warriors begins two centuries before the birth of Christ. The First Emperor of China was preparing an extravagant tomb for his journey into the afterlife, and decreed that he be protected forever by a monumental army. Since then no one has seen these ancient warriors in their original splendor, brightly painted and fully armed, ready to protect their Emperor for all eternity. Now this once mighty army will be returned to its former glory for the first time.
Antarctica : an encyclopedia from Abbott ice shelf to zooplankton ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
Orangutan Island. Season 1 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
"Meet the 35 classmates of Forest School 103 at the Nyaru Menteng Orangutan Rescue and Rehabilitation Center [in Borneo]. These precocious, red-haired "children of the forest" get the opportunity, through this innovative project led by Lone Droscher-Nelsen and her team, to live wild on a protected island. Orangutan Island is the foundation for the largest primate rescue project in the world. Go with them on their journey to adulthood as they struggle to form their own society and learn how to live free on Orangutan Island"--Container.
Wild Asia : spirit of a continent by Mark Brazil ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Wild Asia is a nine-part television series that explores the diversity of animal life across the world's greatest continent, revealing the lives of many rare and unusual animals. Produced by Natural History New Zealand in conjunction with Nippon Hoso Kyokai (NHK) in Japan, Discovery Channel and Nordeutscher Rundfunk in Germany.
Colossal squid ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Colossal squid is a landmark television event that presents the dramatic capture of a massive squid off the coast of Antarctica, and the ground breaking research to discover the secrets of one of the ocean's most elusive creatures.
Kill or cure. Madness ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
"This program follows the long, often grim road towards understanding and treating mental illness. Through testimonials, original manuscripts, photos, and extensive footage from medical archives, leading doctors and medical historians trace the history of asylums, the development of psychoanalysis, electroconvulsive therapy, and the rise of psychopharmacology. The program also details the once widespread use of phrenology, lobotomy, and lobotomy's ancient precursor, trepanning"--Container.
The most extreme. Season 1 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
Get an up-close and personal look at some of the wildest creatures in the world. Episodes include Jumpers; Builders; Gluttons; Horrors; Speed; Thinkers; Lovers; Survivors; Biters; Fighters; and more.
Coasts ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Coastlines offer a rich source of nourishment to the plants and animals that live on them or migrate to them each year. Along 120,000 miles of Asia's shoreline, land and sea churn and blend in a process that has created some of the world's greatest natural treasures, from coral reef ecosystems to vast mangrove forests.
Freshwater ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Summertime in the marshlands of northeast Asia is a brief period of intense growth. Witness the remarkable adaptations of animals living in the constantly thawing and freezing climate of East Asia. Cherry salmon spend winter in the fast-flowing mountain waters, and bears, seals, and cranes rely on the freshwater habitat for survival.
Deserts and grasslands ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
The extreme temperatures of the Gobi and the arid grasslands of the Mongolian steppe offer little relief to life struggling to exist there. Learn how the last of the world's wild horses and camels, as well as the delicate demoiselle crane, have adapted to survive.
Island ecosystems ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Many islands in Southeast Asia have been isolated for thousands of years, forcing wildlife to adapt and evolve in strange, even startling, ways. Travel to Java, formed after the last Ice Age, to Anak Krakatoa, which rose from the sea 70 years ago, and to the 30-million-year-old island of Sulawesi.
Wild south. Volume four ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Surgery a history ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the milestones and pioneers of modern surgery, tracing the development of anesthesia, antiseptics, antibiotics, and transfusions.
Manapouri the toughest tunnel ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Outlines the history of the building of the power station deep in the rock of Fiordland. Describes the difficulties encountered in building the original 6 mile long tunnel in the constant streams of water coming through the rock. In the 1990s a second tunnel was designed to take the additional water flow needed to run the power station to its intended capacity. This is the story of the building and completion of the second tunnel which has now become a role model for other similar projects in Europe.
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