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The Dinosaurs and their descendants

Author: David Attenborough; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Warner Bros.; Films Incorporated.; Penn Communications.
Publisher: Chicago, IL : Films Inc. ; Erie, Pa. : Distributed exclusively by Penn Communications, ©1981.
Series: Life on earth.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Naturalist David Attenborough talks about the shapes and sizes dinosaurs developed into. He travels to quarry sites in Utah, Texas, and Montana to show physical evidence. He explains dinosaurs grew to such big sizes because they developed big stomachs to eat plants and also for temperature control. He suggests the disappearance of dinosaurs was due to the climate growing cold. One relative of dinosaurs survived, the  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Attenborough; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Warner Bros.; Films Incorporated.; Penn Communications.
OCLC Number: 42499734
Credits: Principal photography, Maurice Fisher ... [et al.]; film editors, Ron Martin, Alec Brown; music composed by Edward Williams, conducted by Marcus Dods.
Target Audience: Junior high school through adults.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (30 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Series Title: Life on earth.
Responsibility: produced by BBC Television in association with Warner Bros. ; producers, Richard Brock, John Sparks ; written by David Attenborough.

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Naturalist David Attenborough talks about the shapes and sizes dinosaurs developed into. He travels to quarry sites in Utah, Texas, and Montana to show physical evidence. He explains dinosaurs grew to such big sizes because they developed big stomachs to eat plants and also for temperature control. He suggests the disappearance of dinosaurs was due to the climate growing cold. One relative of dinosaurs survived, the crocodile, because they live in the water.

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