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The life of mammals

Author: Mike Salisbury, (Documentary television producer)David AttenboroughAlex GriffithsDan TapsterBritish Broadcasting Corporation.All authors
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : BBC Video ; Burbank, CA : Distributed in the USA and Canada by Warner Home Video, 2003.
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Introduces us to the most diverse group of animals ever to live on this planet. From the smallest to the largest, from the slowest to the fastest, from the least attractive to the most irresistible. Looks at 4,000 species, including ones that have outlived the dinosaurs and conquered the farthest places on Earth. Examine how their adaptations for finding food have had an effect on the way they socialize, mate and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Films for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Salisbury, (Documentary television producer); David Attenborough; Alex Griffiths; Dan Tapster; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Discovery Channel (Firm); BBC Video (Firm); Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0790779714 9780790779713 0790779978 9780790779973 0790779986 9780790779980 0790779994 9780790779997 0790780003 9780790780009
OCLC Number: 51856499
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Special features: Include behind-the-scenes featurettes, fact files, photo galleries, selections from the original score, and a music video.
Credits: Written by David Attenborough ; music composed by Dan Jones, Ben Salisbury ; researchers, Alex Griffiths, Dan Tapster.
Performer(s): Hosted by David Attenborough.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 4 videodiscs (approximately 500 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, Region 1 encoding.
Contents: A winning design --
Insect hunters --
Plant predators --
Chisellers --
Meat eaters --
Opportunists --
Return to the water --
Life in the trees --
Social climbers --
Food for thought.
Responsibility: by David Attenborough ; a BBC/Discovery Channel co-production ; series producer, Mike Salisburg.

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Introduces us to the most diverse group of animals ever to live on this planet. From the smallest to the largest, from the slowest to the fastest, from the least attractive to the most irresistible. Looks at 4,000 species, including ones that have outlived the dinosaurs and conquered the farthest places on Earth. Examine how their adaptations for finding food have had an effect on the way they socialize, mate and live.

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