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Wild Extremes : Wild New Zealand

Author: Infobase,; BBC (Firm)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : BBC, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, [2016] 2017. ©2016
Series: Wild New Zealand.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The most extreme and wild parts of New Zealand are in the South Island, which lies towards Antarctica, in the path of the tempestuous "roaring forties." This is home to some of the most rapidly rising mountains in the world, the Southern Alps. From hyper-intelligent parrots to sinister snails with teeth and magical constellations of glow-worms, this is the story of New Zealand's wildest places and its most resilient  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: 1048836162
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released by BBC, 2016.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on May 25, 2017.
Target Audience: 9 - 12, Academic/AP
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (50 min., 43 sec)) : sound, color.
Contents: Southern Tip (7:48); Sea Life (9:42); Rain Forests (8:24); Rivers (3:15); Kea (3:48); Southern Alps (8:31); Mountain Plants and Insects (7:11); Credits: Wild Extremes: Wild New Zealand (0:33);
Series Title: Wild New Zealand.
Responsibility: BBC.

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The most extreme and wild parts of New Zealand are in the South Island, which lies towards Antarctica, in the path of the tempestuous "roaring forties." This is home to some of the most rapidly rising mountains in the world, the Southern Alps. From hyper-intelligent parrots to sinister snails with teeth and magical constellations of glow-worms, this is the story of New Zealand's wildest places and its most resilient pioneers, all of whom must embrace radical solutions to survive.

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