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The Bony fishes ; Invasion of the land

Author: David AttenboroughRichard BrockJohn SparksBritish Broadcasting Corporation.Films Incorporated.All authors
Publisher: Chicago, IL : Films Inc. [distributor], [1981]
Series: Life on earth, program 11-12.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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In the first program, naturalist David Attenborough examines the evolution of fishes. In the second program, Attenborough explains how marine vertebrates developed legs and lungs and were thus able to move onto the land. He also describes modern day amphibians, such as the salamanders and frogs.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Attenborough; Richard Brock; John Sparks; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Films Incorporated.; Warner Bros.; Penn Communications.
OCLC Number: 84312838
Notes: Intended audience: Junior high school through adults.
VHS.
"A natural history by David Attenborough"--Film.
Two half hour versions of the PBS series that were originally 50 minutes each.
Title of first segment on label and container: Boney fishes.
Originally distributed exclusively by Penn Communications of Erie, PA.
"865055"--Label and container.
Series notes prepared by Jeffrey S. Wicken.
Credits: Principal photography, Maurice Fisher ... [et al.] ; film editors, Ron Martin, Alec Brown ; music composed by Edward Williams ; conducted by Marcus Dods ; graphic design, Bob English ; sound, Lyndon Bird, Peter Copeland.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Series Title: Life on earth, program 11-12.
Other Titles: Invasion of the land.
Boney fishes.
Bony fish.
Responsibility: BBC Television in association with Warner Brothers ; written and presented by David Attenborough ; producers, Richard Brock, John Sparks.

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In the first program, naturalist David Attenborough examines the evolution of fishes. In the second program, Attenborough explains how marine vertebrates developed legs and lungs and were thus able to move onto the land. He also describes modern day amphibians, such as the salamanders and frogs.

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