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Wings over the Serengeti

Author: John BadilaPatrick MorrisLiz BomfordRob GoldbergTanzania National Parks.All authors
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : National Geographic Video ; [Culver City, Calif.] : [Distributed by] Columbia TriStar Home Video, [1996]
Series: National Geographic Society special.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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High above the tooth-and-claw drama of the Serengeti, nature's undertakers are watching and waiting. Reviled but vital, vultures bide their time until the inevitable feasting opportunity. Any unlucky carcass is dispatched in a matter of minutes in a feeding frenzy that includes jackals and hyenas as well as vultures. Scavenging insects swarm over the remaining bones and horns. Highlighted by time-lapse photography  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Wildlife films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Badila; Patrick Morris; Liz Bomford; Rob Goldberg; Tanzania National Parks.; Partridge Films.; National Geographic Society (U.S.); National Geographic Television.; Wildlife Film Productions.; National Geographic Video (Firm); Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0800190831 9780800190835
OCLC Number: 35144760
Notes: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Videocassette release of a c1995 production from NGT, Inc. (on container: c1994 from Wildlife Film Productions Ltd.).
"A National Geographic Television EXPLORER Presentation"--Container.
Not rated.
Credits: Executive producers, Hugo van Lawick, Michael Rosenberg, Michael Rosenfeld ; cinematographer, Alastair MacEwen ; film editor, Mark Fletcher ; original music, Christopher Gunning.
Performer(s): Narrated by John Badila.
Description: 1 videocassette (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS, hi-fi, stereo.
Series Title: National Geographic Society special.
Other Titles: Explorer (Television program)
Responsibility: producer, Patrick Morris ; written by Liz Bomford, Rob Goldberg ; produced in collaboration with Tanzania National Parks ; a Partridge Films presentation, in association with National Geographic Society, for National Geographic Television ; a production of National Geographic Television.

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High above the tooth-and-claw drama of the Serengeti, nature's undertakers are watching and waiting. Reviled but vital, vultures bide their time until the inevitable feasting opportunity. Any unlucky carcass is dispatched in a matter of minutes in a feeding frenzy that includes jackals and hyenas as well as vultures. Scavenging insects swarm over the remaining bones and horns. Highlighted by time-lapse photography and unique point-of-view filming.

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