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Turner Broadcasting System

Overview
Works: 318 works in 511 publications in 2 languages and 5,685 library holdings
Genres: Comedy films  Drama  Children's films  Documentary television programs  Juvenile works  Nonfiction television programs  Wildlife television programs  Nature television programs  Educational television programs  Popular works 
Classifications: QL751, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Turner Broadcasting System
Hunting & escaping by David Attenborough( Visual )

10 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Camouflage is but one of the weapons used in the animal world of kill and be killed. Others include strength in numbers, as almost a million ants overwhelm wasps and scorpions, to strength in strategy, as a commando squad of Ivory Coast chimps stalk a nimble colobus monkey
The Trials of life by David Attenborough( Visual )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series utilizes advanced technology to reveal new discoveries of how animals meet the test of survival. Examines animal behaviour in all its infinite variety
If dolphins could talk by PBS Video( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the dolphin's sophisticated sonar system that helps these mammals locate objects in the water. Also demonstrates the dolphin's intelligence
The Borrowers by Mary Norton( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A clan of thumb-size mischief makers stars in this eye-popping fantasy
Continuing the line by David Attenborough( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the strategies animals use to pass their genes onto the next generation
Whales by David Clark( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of whales and the efforts that have brought some species back from the brink of extinction
Arriving by David Attenborough( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the trying experience of being born into nature when other creatures and the climate seem to conspire against it
Growing up by David Attenborough( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From eider ducks to elephant babies, David Attenborough provides remarkable examples of how baby animals gain the size and strength to survive
Finding the way by David Attenborough( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores how animals get from one place to another
Ancient forests : rage over trees by PBS Video( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the head-to-head struggle over the Pacific Northwest's last ancient forests between the logging companies and various environmental organizations such as Earth First
Finding food by David Attenborough( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To eat and not be eaten--animals and plants have devised various ways to accomplish these ends
Arctic refuge : a vanishing wilderness?( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meryl Streep narrates this program which looks at the conflict over preservation or exploitation of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Friends and rivals by David Attenborough( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naturalist David Attenborough looks at animals who find it advantageous to live in groups and shows how these communities work more efficiently if there is some form of social structure
Sharks by Gail Gibbons( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A video which helps the shark to earn the respect it deserves. Surveys current research on sharks and their possible uses in cancer treatment and human skin grafting. Includes footage of live births of lemon sharks and an interview with Dr. Eugenie Clark, the "Shark Lady."
California condor( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows six California condors living in the wild, their courtship flight, and the plight of their extinction
Danger at the beach( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host Ted Danson explores the 10,000 miles of America's coastline in an examination of the growing dangers of toxic waste and ocean degradation. He shows the viewer the extent of our oceans' crisis, and introduces the groups and individuals who are striving to reverse the damage
Homemaking by David Attenborough( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From prairie-dog towns to termites mounds, the creatures of the earth create sturdy homes
The Mysterious black-footed ferret( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores this predator which has been pushed close to extinction and the concerned people who have worked to guarantee its survival on the prairie. Shows a year in the life of the ferret
On the edge of extinction : panthers & cheetahs( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores animals, especially panthers and cheetahs, which have been pushed close to extinction and the concerned people who have worked to help their survival
Courting by David Attenborough( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summary: Courting in the animal world is not merely pursuit and conquest; the natural ritual is subtle and varied, involving sound, smell and sight
 
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