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Author: David AttenboroughBritish Broadcasting Corporation.WQLN (Television station : Erie, Pa.)Warner Bros.Reiner Moritz Productions.All authors
Publisher: Wilmette, Ill. : Films Inc., ©1978.
Series: Life on earth, no. 10.
Edition/Format:   Video : Videocassette : U-matic   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Host David Attenborough discusses variation and specialization in the evolution of mammals. Examines small, insect-eating tree shrews which most nearly resemble the first mammals and the highly specialized habits of anteaters, bats, whales and dolphins. Illustrates the use of high-frequency sonar location abilities among moles and shrews, bats, and dolphins.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Attenborough; British Broadcasting Corporation.; WQLN (Television station : Erie, Pa.); Warner Bros.; Reiner Moritz Productions.; Films Incorporated.
OCLC Number: 9266620
Notes: Program notes laid in container.
Credits: Producer, Richard Brock ; photography, Maurice Fisher ; film editors, Ron Martin, Alec Brown ; music composed by Edward Williams, conducted by Marcus Dods ; executive producer, Christopher Parsons.
Description: 1 videocassette (U-matic) (58 min.) : sd., col. ; 3/4 in. + program notes ([2] leaves)
Series Title: Life on earth, no. 10.
Responsibility: BBC, WQLN ; produced in association with Warner Bros. & Reiner Moritz Productions.

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Host David Attenborough discusses variation and specialization in the evolution of mammals. Examines small, insect-eating tree shrews which most nearly resemble the first mammals and the highly specialized habits of anteaters, bats, whales and dolphins. Illustrates the use of high-frequency sonar location abilities among moles and shrews, bats, and dolphins.

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