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Plants behaving badly : the intriguing behavior of extraordinary plants

Author: Steve NichollsSabine Holzer, (Producer)Martin MészárosVictoria CoulesDavid AttenboroughAll authors
Publisher: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [Arlington, Virginia] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, [2017] [2017] ©2017
Series: WGBY DVD Collection
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English
Summary:
Two groups of plants exhibit such intriguing behavior that a century and a half ago they attracted the attention of Charles Darwin. These same plants, the orchids and the carnivorous plants, still fascinate scientists today. In two episodes, this television program reveals a world of deceit and treachery worthy of any fictional thriller.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Nature television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Nonfiction television programs
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Nicholls; Sabine Holzer, (Producer); Martin Mészáros; Victoria Coules; David Attenborough; Stewart McPherson; Richard M Bateman; Kevin Flay; Tim Coope; Martin Elsbury; Steven Faux; Sky Vision (Firm),; Terra Mater Factual Studios,; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.),; PBS Distribution (Firm),
ISBN: 9781531700164 1531700160
OCLC Number: 979567261
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
Notes: Widescreen.
Documentary.
"Subtitles are a function of the disc and serve the same purpose as closed captions."
Title from container.
Subtitle on container: The intriguing behavior of extraordinary plants.
Originally produced as a two-part television program: Plants behaving badly.
Program content: ©2013.
Wide screen (16x9).
Running time indicated on container: approximately 120 minutes; actual running time: 107 minutes.
Part 1 identified on container as Carnivorous plants; part 2 identified on container as Orchids.
Credits: Scientific consultants, Steward McPherson, Richard Bateman. Photographed by Kevin Flay ; editor, Tim Coope, Martin Elsbury ; music, Steven Faux.
Performer(s): Narrator, David Attenborough.
Target Audience: TV Parental Guidelines rating: TV-PG (parental guidance suggested; this program contains material that parents may find unsuitable for younger children).
Description: 1 videodisc (107 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation.
Contents: part 1. Murder & mayhem (53:10) --
part 2. Sex & lies (53:10).
Series Title: WGBY DVD Collection
Other Titles: Plants behaving badly.
Murder & mayhem.
Plants behaving badly.
Sex & lies.
Carnivorous plants.
Orchids.
Plants behaving badly
Plants behaving badly (Television program)
Responsibility: a production of Sky Vision for Terra Mater Factual Studios GmbH ; produced and directed by Steve Nicholls ; executive producers, Sabine Holzer and Martin Meszaros ; writer, Victoria Coules.

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Two groups of plants exhibit such intriguing behavior that a century and a half ago they attracted the attention of Charles Darwin. These same plants, the orchids and the carnivorous plants, still fascinate scientists today. In two episodes, this television program reveals a world of deceit and treachery worthy of any fictional thriller.

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