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Life In The Air, Masters Of The Sky

Author: Infobase,; BBC (Firm)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : BBC, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, [2016] 2019. ©2016
Series: Life In The Air.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
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We are up and away with the world of powered flight--revealing why peregrine falcons can top 200 miles an hour and how a hummingbird is a slave to its own rather manic lifestyle. Then there are heavyweight beetles breaking the rules to find love, a devious sparrowhawk who uses agility to execute a lightning fast raid on his prey, and half a million mother bats who dominate the sky above--and below the ground--with a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Infobase,; BBC (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1125330433
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released by BBC, 2016.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on May 22, 2019.
Target Audience: 6 - 8, 9 - 12
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (48 min., 27 sec)) : sound.
Contents: Heavy Flyer (5:24); Aerial Attack Masters (6:14); High Speed Maneuverability (4:37); Bulky Flyer (3:59); Precision Flyer (5:24); Dynamic Soaring (6:35); Sharing Work (5:51); Versatile Flyer (7:59); Credits: Masters of the Sky (0:26);
Series Title: Life In The Air.
Responsibility: BBC.
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We are up and away with the world of powered flight--revealing why peregrine falcons can top 200 miles an hour and how a hummingbird is a slave to its own rather manic lifestyle. Then there are heavyweight beetles breaking the rules to find love, a devious sparrowhawk who uses agility to execute a lightning fast raid on his prey, and half a million mother bats who dominate the sky above--and below the ground--with a dazzling display of aerial prowess.

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