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Author: Martha HolmesMichael GuntonSusan WinslowPaul SpillengerOprah WinfreyAll authors
Publisher: [London] : BBC Earth : 2 Entertain Video ; Burbank, CA : Distributed in the USA and Canada by Warner Home Video, Inc., ©2010.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView 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: Nature television programs
Wildlife television programs
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Martha Holmes; Michael Gunton; Susan Winslow; Paul Spillenger; Oprah Winfrey; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Discovery Channel (Firm); Skai Television.; RTI SpA (Firm); BBC Earth (Firm); 2 Entertain Video (Firm); Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0780661214 9780780661219
OCLC Number: 570375561
Language Note: English dialogue with optional English SDH, French or Spanish subtitles.
Notes: Originally broadcast on the BBC in 2009.
Special features: Disc 1. Making of featurettes (Challenges of life, Reptiles & amphibians, Mammals); Music only viewing. Disc 2. Making of featurettes (Fish, Birds, Insects); Music only viewing. Disc 3. Making of featurettes (Hunters & hunted, Creatures of the deep, Plants); Music only viewing. Disc 4. Making of "Primates" featurette; Deleted scenese; Music only viewing.
Credits: BBC executive producer for the Open University, Catherine McCarthy ; original music, Fred Karns, Richard Fiocca ; editor, Sharon Gillooly.
Performer(s): Narrator, Oprah Winfrey.
Description: 4 videodiscs (484 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen (16:9) enhanced presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Contents: Disc 1. Challenges of life --
Reptiles and amphibians / producer, Rupert Barrington--
Mammals / producer, Rupert Barrington --
Disc 2. Fish / producer, Adam Chapman --
Birds / producer, Patrick Morris --
Insects / producer, Rupert Barrington --
Disc 3. Hunters and hunted / producer, Adam Chapman --
Creatures of the deep / producer, Neil Lucas --
Plants / producer, Neil Lucas --
Disc 4. Primates / producer, Patrick Morris --
The making of life / producers, Jonathan Smith, Simon Blakeney, Tom Clarke, Rosie Thomas, Stephen Lyle ; producer/writer, Sara Edelson.
Other Titles: Life (Television program)
Responsibility: series producer, Martha Holmes ; executive producers, Michael Gunton, Susan Winslow ; 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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