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Life. Episode 9, Plants

Author: Martha HolmesNeil LucasDavid AttenboroughBBC Earth (Firm),British Broadcasting Corporation,All authors
Publisher: London : BBC Worldwide, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The drama of the plant world is impossible to view with the naked eye. But using the latest time-lapse technology, all is revealed: how a Venus flytrap snaps shut and imprisons its prey; how the animal-like grasping hooks of the cat's claw creeper and the sticky pads of the Boston ivy help in their fight for light. Fly with the seed that inspired the design of gliders and watch the fastest growing plant on Earth  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Wildlife television programs
Nature television programs
Documentary television programs
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Martha Holmes; Neil Lucas; David Attenborough; BBC Earth (Firm),; British Broadcasting Corporation,; Discovery Channel (Firm),; BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.,
OCLC Number: 1039688429
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Title from resource description page (viewed May 18, 2018).
Performer(s): Narrator, David Attenborough.
Description: 1 online resource (49 min.)
Responsibility: narrated by David Attenborough ; producer, Neil Lucas ; a BBC/Discovery Channel/SKAI co-production ; BBC Earth ; series producer, Martha Holmes.

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The drama of the plant world is impossible to view with the naked eye. But using the latest time-lapse technology, all is revealed: how a Venus flytrap snaps shut and imprisons its prey; how the animal-like grasping hooks of the cat's claw creeper and the sticky pads of the Boston ivy help in their fight for light. Fly with the seed that inspired the design of gliders and watch the fastest growing plant on Earth rocket up 2 feet a day. Discover the water-trapping abilities of the bizarre dragon's blood tree, which oozes red sap from its branches.

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