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The trials of life : a natural history of behaviour

Author: David AttenboroughKeenan SmartMichael GuntonMarion ZunzAlastair FothergillAll authors
Publisher: London : BBC Worldwide Ltd. : Distributed by 2 Entertain Video, [2005]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : PAL color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"[This comprehensive wildlife documentary] examines animal behavior in all its infinite variety and in doing so we are allowed to witness some of the most enchanting animal personalities, as well as some of the most fearsome. Leaving parents, searching for food, building a home, finding a mate: each day brings a new test, a challenge for even the fittest and best adapted animal. Taking some three and a half years to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Nature television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Popular works
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Wildlife television programs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Attenborough; Keenan Smart; Michael Gunton; Marion Zunz; Alastair Fothergill; Peter Jones; Nick Upton; George Fenton; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Australian Broadcasting Corporation.; Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.; BBC Bristol (Firm); BBC Worldwide Ltd.; 2 Entertain Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 70917270
Language Note: Optional English subtitles.
Notes: Requires multi-system playback equipment.
Originally broadcast on television in 1990.
Credits: Episode producers, Keenan Smart, Michael Gunton, Marion Zunz, Alastair Fothergill, Peter Jones ; series researcher, Nick Upton ; music, George Fenton ; photography, Barrie Britton, Paul Atkins, Doug Allan, Stephen Bolwell, Steve Downer [and others] ; editors, Chris Wade, Martin Elsbury, Jo Payne, Chris Orrell.
The Making of ... : A production of BBC TV and Turner Broadcasting System ; producer, Michael Gunton ; editor, Nigel Ashcroft ; music, Paddy Kingsland ; theme music composed by George Fenton.
Performer(s): Series presenter, David Attenborough.
The Making of ... : Featuring Christophe Boesch, Nigel Franks, Cynthia Moss, Paul Fisher, Glen Woolfenden, Hussein Isack, Craig Packer, Rudiger Wehner, Mark Collins, Paul Atkins.
Description: 4 videodiscs (approximately 588 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD 9, 2+4 colour PAL UK ; aspect ratio 4:3 ; stereo.
Contents: Disc 1. Episode 1. Arriving. Episode 2. Growing up. Episode 3. Finding food --
Disc 2. Episode 4. Hunting and escaping. Episode 5. Finding the way. Episode 6. Homemaking --
Disc 3. Episode 7. Living together. Episode 8. Fighting. Episode 9. Friends and rivals --
Disc 4. Episode 10. Talking to strangers. Episode 11. Courting. Episode 12. Continuing the line. Bonus feature. The making of The trials of life.
Other Titles: Natural history of behaviour
Natural history of behavior
Responsibility: by David Attenborough ; a BBC TV production in association with Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Turner Broadcasting System Inc. ; BBC Bristol ; executive producer, Peter Jones.

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"[This comprehensive wildlife documentary] examines animal behavior in all its infinite variety and in doing so we are allowed to witness some of the most enchanting animal personalities, as well as some of the most fearsome. Leaving parents, searching for food, building a home, finding a mate: each day brings a new test, a challenge for even the fittest and best adapted animal. Taking some three and a half years to make, David Attenborough travelled almost a quarter of a million miles to complete this fascinating and insightful documentary."--Container.

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