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The life of mammals. / [Vol. 1]

Author: David AttenboroughMike SalisburyBritish Broadcasting Corporation.BBC Bristol (Firm)Discovery Channel (Firm)All authors
Publisher: [S.l.] : BBC Video ; Burbank, CA : [Distributed by] Warner Home Video, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A winning design: Makes a worldwide journey of discovery in search of fascinating mammals to illustrate why they are so successful and diverse.

Insect hunters: The insectivores (insect-eaters) were there at the very beginning of the mammals and are still thriving today. They are one of the great success stories.

Plant predators: Some of the biggest predators to walk the Earth are the plant predators and they face a constant battle. Their prey is heavily armored, often indigestible, and sometimes poisonous.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Nonfiction television programs
Documentary television programs
Educational television programs
Nature television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Television programs for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Attenborough; Mike Salisbury; British Broadcasting Corporation.; BBC Bristol (Firm); Discovery Channel (Firm); BBC Video (Firm); Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0790779978 9780790779973
OCLC Number: 51856516
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired.
Notes: Special features: music only track (selections from the score); music video - highlighting the score with visual images from the series; fact files; photo gallery.
Credits: A winning design. Producer, Mike Salisbury ; photography, Mark Lamble, Rory McGuinness, Jim Clarke ; editor, Jo Payne ; original music score, Dan Jones, Ben Salisbury ; researchers, Alex Griffiths, Dan Tapster.
Insect hunters. Producer, Mark Linfield ; photography, Gavin Thurston ... [et al.] ; editor, Tim Coope ; original music score, Dan Jones, Ben Salisbury ; researchers, Alex Griffiths, Dan Tapster.
Plant predators. Producer, Vanessa Berlowitz ; photography, Martyn Colbeck ... [et al.] ; editor, Jill Garrett ; original music score, Ben Salisbury, Dan Jones ; researchers, Dan Tapster, Alex Griffiths.
Performer(s): Host, David Attenborough.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (147 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, Region 1 encoding, 16:9 enhanced.
Contents: A winning design --
Echidna --
Platypus --
Kangaroo --
Possum --
Yapok. Insect hunters --
Shrews --
Pargolin --
Anteater --
Fossils --
Bats. Plant predators --
Pika --
Grazers --
Acacia eaters --
Hunted --
Bison.
Other Titles: Winning design.
Insect hunters.
Plant predators.
Responsibility: by David Attenborough ; a BBC/Discovery Channel co-production ; BBC Bristol ; series producer, Mike Salisbury.

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A winning design: Makes a worldwide journey of discovery in search of fascinating mammals to illustrate why they are so successful and diverse.

Insect hunters: The insectivores (insect-eaters) were there at the very beginning of the mammals and are still thriving today. They are one of the great success stories.

Plant predators: Some of the biggest predators to walk the Earth are the plant predators and they face a constant battle. Their prey is heavily armored, often indigestible, and sometimes poisonous.

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