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Life. Mammals

Author: Oprah WinfreyMartha HolmesPaul SpillengerDiscovery Education (Firm)British Broadcasting Corporation.All authors
Publisher: [Silver Spring, Md.] : Discovery Education, 2010.
Series: Life.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : CD for computer : Interactive multimedia : Elementary and junior high school   Computer File : English : Education edView all editions and formats
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Four years in the making, and filmed over 3000 days across every continent and in every habitat, see 130 incredible stories from frontiers of the natural world. Discover the glorious variety of life on Earth and the spectacular and extraordinary tactics animals and plants have developed to stay alive. This is evolution in action: individual creatures under extreme pressure to overcome challenges from adversaries and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's television programs
Documentary television programs
Educational television programs
Juvenile works
Children's films
Nature television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Wildlife television programs
DVD-Video discs
CD-ROMs
Juvenile films
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Interactive multimedia, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Oprah Winfrey; Martha Holmes; Paul Spillenger; Discovery Education (Firm); British Broadcasting Corporation.; Discovery Channel (Firm)
ISBN: 9781617080807 1617080802
OCLC Number: 637055706
Notes: Originally produced for television in 2009.
CD-ROM contains teachers' resources.
Credits: Original music, Fred Karns, Richard Fiocca.
Performer(s): Narrator, Oprah Winfrey.
Target Audience: 3-12.
Description: 1 videodisc (44 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.).
Details: DVD.
Contents: The world of mammals --
Aye-Aye: filling a niche --
Elephant shrew: warm-blooded advantage --
Weddell seal: parenting and learning --
Polar bear: surviving in a changing environment --
Straw-colored fruit bat: massive migration --
Reindeer: a deer for all seasons --
Hyenas: social cooperation --
Meerkats: raising young --
African elephants: sharing wisdom --
Humpback whale: heat run.
Series Title: Life.
Other Titles: Mammals
Life (Television program)
Responsibility: series producer, Martha Holmes ; producer/writer, Paul Spillenger ; a BBC/Discovery Channel/SKAI co-production in association with RTI SpA.

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Four years in the making, and filmed over 3000 days across every continent and in every habitat, see 130 incredible stories from frontiers of the natural world. Discover the glorious variety of life on Earth and the spectacular and extraordinary tactics animals and plants have developed to stay alive. This is evolution in action: individual creatures under extreme pressure to overcome challenges from adversaries and their environment.

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