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Life in the trees

Author: David AttenboroughBritish Broadcasting Corporation.WQLN (Television station : Erie, Pa.)Warner Bros.Reiner Moritz Productions.All authors
Publisher: Wilmette, Ill. : Films Inc., ©1978.
Series: Life on earth, no. 12.
Edition/Format:   Video : Videocassette : U-matic   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Host David Attenborough discusses the evolution of the primates and how they solved the problems of life in the trees by developing binocular vision and grasping hands. Shows examples of lemurs on the island of Madagascar, ground-dwelling monkeys in Japan, chimpanzeees on the shore of Lake Tanganyika, and mountain gorillas in the highlands of Rwanda.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Attenborough; British Broadcasting Corporation.; WQLN (Television station : Erie, Pa.); Warner Bros.; Reiner Moritz Productions.; Films Incorporated.
OCLC Number: 9266499
Notes: Program notes laid in container.
Credits: Producer, John Sparks ; photography, Martin Saunders, Maurice Tibbles ; film editors, Ron Martin, Alec Brown ; music composed by Edward Williams, conducted by Marcus Dods ; executive producer Christopher Parsons.
Description: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (58 min.) : sd., col. ; 3/4 in. + program notes (2 leaves.)
Series Title: Life on earth, no. 12.
Responsibility: BBC, WQLN ; produced in association with Warner Bros. & Reiner Moritz Productions.

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Host David Attenborough discusses the evolution of the primates and how they solved the problems of life in the trees by developing binocular vision and grasping hands. Shows examples of lemurs on the island of Madagascar, ground-dwelling monkeys in Japan, chimpanzeees on the shore of Lake Tanganyika, and mountain gorillas in the highlands of Rwanda.

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