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Life in the Trees : David Attenborough's Life of Mammals

Author: Infobase,; BBC (Firm)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : BBC, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, [2002] 2015. ©2002
Series: David Attenborough's Life of Mammals.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
Summary:
David Attenborough takes us up close, climbing high into the canopy himself, to meet mammals that have adapted to living in treetops. Meerkats regularly climb small trees to scout for danger, while gibbons live one hundred feet or more above the forest floor. "Life in the Trees" is full of strange and unfamiliar animals, such as the Indian slender loris and the fossa, Madagascar's largest arboreal predator, both  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: 1048847430
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released by BBC, 2002.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on April 29, 2015.
Target Audience: 9 - 12, Academic/AP
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (49 min., 40 sec)) : sound, color.
Contents: Meerkats Climb (1:49); Leaf Feeding Hyrax (2:17); Climbing Coatis (0:39); Earth's Trees (1:45); Feeding in the Treetops (3:07); Tree Climbing Sun Bear (1:10); South American Tamandua (2:47); Jumping Gray Squirrel (1:50); Flying Squirrel (3:24); Flying Fox Wings (2:56); Flying Fox: Rehydrating (2:59); Flying Foxes: Large Roost Advantages (2:50); Slender Loris: Foraging (3:04); Slender Loris: Scent Marking (2:05); Lesser Bushbaby (2:27); Golden Bamboo Lemur (1:18); Sifaka Lemur (3:31); Mating Fossa (3:17); Gibbons: Ultimate Tree Traveler (4:14); Credits: Life in the Trees: David Attenborough's Life of Mammals (0:58);
Series Title: David Attenborough's Life of Mammals.
Responsibility: BBC.

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David Attenborough takes us up close, climbing high into the canopy himself, to meet mammals that have adapted to living in treetops. Meerkats regularly climb small trees to scout for danger, while gibbons live one hundred feet or more above the forest floor. "Life in the Trees" is full of strange and unfamiliar animals, such as the Indian slender loris and the fossa, Madagascar's largest arboreal predator, both filmed for the first time in the wild. A BBC production.

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