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Whitetailed deer seem to be always around us, whether they"re grazing alongside our roadways, feasting on plants in our backyards or darting into the woods, though these "neighbors" do like to protect their privacy. While other species may be negatively impacted by human development, it is just...
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The sound of the cuckoo is to many the very essence of spring, yet behind the magical call is a bird that is a cheat, a thief and a killer. Just how does the cuckoo trick other birds into accepting its eggs and raising its young? Why don't the duped foster parents react as they watch the baby cuckoo...
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Nature’s Weirdest Events Chris Packham presents this documentary investigating unusual natural events, with the help of eyewitness accounts, scientists and footage of the occurrences. The phenomena he explores include a storm that turned Sydney crimson, moths that cocooned a car in Holland, a...
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Amazonia: The MarshesLife and customs of men, animals and plants that inhabit the planet's largest wetland.We will meet the Pantaneiros, real gauchos that remind us about the spanish transhumance. We'll talk about species of cattle almost extinct, like the pantaneira cow and horse, with which these...
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Leave a like!A Documentary about a group of Leopards. "We follow a male leopard and see how the animal scavenges food and water, and how it joins another group of leopards." Published by National Geographic in 2001Filmed in South Africa's Mala Mala Reserve. Film Duration: 54 min
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Dick Proenneke retired at age 50 in 1967 and decided to build his own cabin on the shore of Twin Lakes. The first summer he scouted for the best cabin site, and cut and peeled the logs he would need for his cabin. Dick Proenneke returned the next summer to finish the cabin where he lived for over 30...

Superbat

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This is a story set in the dar recesses of science and the star of this tale is a creature of the night, an animal with skills that have defied explanation and inspired tales of horror. Its reputation has been blackened by rumours of evil and villainous pursuits but for centuries brave scientists ha...
Following his adventures at Everest Base Camp, the intrepid traveller leaves the mountains behind and moves on to Tibet. Here he discovers that, while there may be an increasing Chinese influence, religion is once again being tolerated. He visits the Potala Palace, the spectacular monasteries of Tas...
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Picture the most powerful and destructive megastorm ever to hit this planet. A super hurricane that reaches 20 miles high with wind approaching 700 mph. Was it responsible for wiping out 75 percent of all living things on Earth some 65 million years ago? Could one of these storms been a contributing...
After the devastation of the December 7, earthquake in Leninakan (now called Gyumri), Armenia eleven years ago, it is hard to believe that survivors who had lost nearly everything could maintain hope through the pains of their tragedy.Yet stories of people crushed with despair but filled with hope a...
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The first comprehensive film to reveal the long and sordid history of the captive whale and dolphin entertainment business.Many of these marine parks and aquariums are directly or indirectly responsible for the death of thousands of the very animals they use for public entertainment.Premature deaths...
Evil, wicked, fearful beasts that s what people call hyenas. They look odd and are thought of as scavengers, eating leftovers fromanother animal s catch, so they re disliked. This is not fair to hyenas. And it s not all true. Families In theWild: Hyenas tells the hyena s true story. You ll see why l...
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Find out more about this film, featured in "Media Matters," the National Archives blog of the Special Media Archives Services Division: http://blogs.archives.gov/mediamatters/2013/04/02/new-video-series-from-noaa-now-in-arc/Footage from "People of the Seal", a documentary produced by the National Oc...
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The White Diamond is a film about the daring adventure of exploring rainforest canopy with a novel flying device - The Jungle Airship.Airship engineer Dr.Graham Dorrington embarks on a trip to the giant Kaieteur Falls in the heart of Guyana, hoping to fly his helium-filled invention above the tree-t...
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Wind is the flow of gases on a large scale. On the surface of the Earth, wind consists of the bulk movement of air. Wind is caused by differences in atmospheric pressure. When a difference in atmospheric pressure exists, air moves from the higher to the lower pressure area, resulting in winds of var...
In the early Paleozoic Australia is a coastal region of the super-continent Gondwana making it the scene of life's invasion of the land. But not all the action was on land as fish began to dominate the oceans and Australia has a wealth of superb fossils of early fish and other sea creatures.Film Dur...
Paleoworld was a documentary series that was first made for The Learning Channel, and has had a total of 50 episodes. It is perhaps the largest and most comprehensive Paleontology series ever made. The series began in late September, 1994 and after 4 seasons, ended in 1997. Each episode goes for app...
Paleoworld was a documentary series that was first made for The Learning Channel, and has had a total of 50 episodes. It is perhaps the largest and most comprehensive Paleontology series ever made. The series began in late September, 1994 and after 4 seasons, ended in 1997. Each episode goes for app...
Specialist hunting strategies demand particular adaptations of the body, from fearsome teeth to scimitar-sharp claws and tusks. In the natural world there are razors, guillotines, daggers, clubs and spears a galaxy of animal kitted out with an arsenal of weapons to gain a meal. To get close enough,...
Orange-and-black wings fill the sky as NOVA charts one of nature's most remarkable phenomena: the epic migration of monarch butterflies across North America. NOVA's filmmakers followed monarchs on the wing throughout their extraordinary odyssey.To capture a butterfly's point of view, camera operator...
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What can science tell us about the fury of our Angry Earth? Can science do anything to protect us? Might we one day be able to predict the quakes? Or are we at the mercy of the awesome power of nature?Around the world, millions live under the threat of an earthquake disaster. In the last century, mo...
If you love nature programs you will love this one. It was filmed in the national panda reserve in the "Mountains of the Sleeping Dragon" in China. It features one of the most endangered animal in the planet, the giant panda. There are over 100 of these animals in the area but their habitat is shrin...
Film-maker Jeff Turner, who grew up in the Cascade Mountains of Canada, returns to his childhood home to discover whether grizzly bears can still be found in the region. Over the course of a year, he catches sight of many of British Columbia's many wild inhabitants, including black bears, ospreys, c...
In this documentary we will be transported into the world of ants through the eyes of Bert Holldobler, a world authority on these amazing animals.What animal has achieved immortality? What animal is the most warlike? What animal has the greatest supercity on the planet? Not man but ants.They are the...
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1994. Enter the world of an ancient creature that has become an expert weaver, a consummate hunter, and with more than 30,000 faces - a master of adaptation. Over millions of years spiders have developed numerous methods of capturing prey and spinning a common orb web is just one of them. In this Em...
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This program integrates hard-core science with a light-hearted look at how plants behave, revealing a world where plants are as busy, responsive and complex as we are. From the stunning heights of the Great Basin Desert to the lush coastal rainforests of west coast Canada, scientist J.C. Cahill take...
One of the most feared predators of the sea is the shark, many species of which can strip a man to ribbons in a matter of minutes. But what prompts sharks to attack human beings, who are not their natural enemies? “The Science of Shark Attacks” is a documentary in which survivors of shark attack...
This is the story of the mugger crocodile in Sri Lanka and the many creatures that share its rivers and forests. Realm of the Mugger Crocodile will reveal the unique life of a male mugger that shares parental duties, traps fish with its body and marches overland to find water. Other creatures in the...
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In its worst crisis since World War II, Japan faces disaster on an epic scale.A death toll likely in the tens of thousands, massive destruction of homes and businesses, shortages of water and power, and the specter of nuclear meltdown.With exclusive footage, NOVA captures the unfolding human drama a...

Amazing Earth

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Patrick Stewart narrates a global spectacle that probes oceans and scales mountains to explain our planet's past and present. What you don't know about your planet will thrill, amaze and even frighten you. The facts featured in this video are as startling as they are fascinating. Did you know that e...
Narrated by John Shrapnel. Documentary about Plitvice National Park in Croatia, Europe's oldest and one of its most beautiful national parks - a network of crystal clear lakes connected by thousands of waterfalls. Its ancient beech forests are a stronghold for wolves, lynx and bears, animals that al...
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Imagine coming face to face with a cannibalistic creature that is as tall as you are and has long tentacles, a razor-sharp beak, and skin that flashes with bizarre, dazzling color. NATURE's Encountering Sea Monsters does just that, as underwater cameraman Bob Cranston explores the remarkable world o...
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There are few sights in nature as dramatic as a big cat battling its pray but cheetahs aren’t born ready to hunt, it is a skill which their mothers teach them over many challenging months. What does it take in order to turn tiny cubs into fully formed predators? In an effort to find out, one f...
In the village of Lekhani in Nepal, Michael watches potential Gurkha recruits being put through their paces. He then commences the 4,200m ascent to Annapurna Base Camp to help him acclimatise. Next, he heads off to Kathmandu to fulfil a regal engagement at the King's palace during the sacred festiva...
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Around 15,000 years of human intervention - first by accident and later by design - has created the planet's most diverse species: the dog. Dogs are not only our best friends, but also probably our oldest. In this documentary And Man Created Dog we go on a journey from prehistoric days, and learn th...

First Flower

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Flowering plants delight our senses; we love them in our gardens. Yet it is little appreciated that they are the basis of our food. In fact, humans would not have evolved without them.But, for the plant, flowers are an enormous drain on limited resources, so why even have flowers? Film Duration: 84...
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Most of us have seen ultrasound images of humans, but not felines. Get ready. Opening a window on the amazing journeys of two very different cats: the powerful lion and the domestic cat.From the makers of the critically acclaimed In the Womb and In the Womb - Multiples, Rocket Rights presents In the...
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Marine life on the Great Barrier Reef, and some of the scientific observations of the Heron Island Research Station. Illustrates all the characteristic fishes, molluscs and other inverte- brates, and vegetation of a coral reef, and the turtles and birds that breed on the islands.Film Duration: 00:24
The Paleogene opens with the dinosaurs extinct and much of the world's water freezing out in Antarctica as Australia breaks free of Gondwana to chart it's own course. As in the rest of the world mammals, birds and grasses rise to prominence but with an uniquely Australian flavour. Then the first pla...
The waters that bathe the south of Australia are a link preserved from a former union.50 million years ago, this island-continent broke away from the Antarctic, abandoning it to the cold currents which froze it. Here, on the southern Australian coast, these waters come to the surface, giving to rise...
Paleoworld was a documentary series that was first made for The Learning Channel, and has had a total of 50 episodes. It is perhaps the largest and most comprehensive Paleontology series ever made. The series began in late September, 1994 and after 4 seasons, ended in 1997. Each episode goes for app...
The earth is indeed an extraordinary planet, and not just because of the almost infinitely variety of life that is supports, its very fabric - the land itself - is marvelously varied and impressive. In this program, we're going on a global journey in search of the greatest natural wonders of the wor...
2010. Dr Nick Middleton of Oxford University investigates some of Britain's most extreme weather conditions, to find out how they are caused, and why they are so dangerous.This programme looks at perhaps the most mysterious and spectacular weather phenomenon: lightning. Dr Middleton investigates how...
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Soaring above the people of London is the fastest animal on the planet, the peregrine falcon, on a mission to kill for her chicks.Off the coast of South Africa the world's largest predatory fish, the great white shark, has just completed a 7000 mile journey and is hungry for seal blubber. On the pla...
Paleoworld was a documentary series that was first made for The Learning Channel, and has had a total of 50 episodes. It is perhaps the largest and most comprehensive Paleontology series ever made. The series began in late September, 1994 and after 4 seasons, ended in 1997. Each episode goes for app...
Paleoworld was a documentary series that was first made for The Learning Channel, and has had a total of 50 episodes. It is perhaps the largest and most comprehensive Paleontology series ever made. The series began in late September, 1994 and after 4 seasons, ended in 1997. Each episode goes for app...
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Countless species of Brazilian birds surprise us by their behavior and variety, in this chapter 6 of the series "Amazonia: Last Call".Talks about the amazing biodiversity of the country, giving main progagonismo the thousands of birds that breed there. Birds in danger extintion, as the blue Azarinha...
A very interesting program about sea turtles filmed primarily in Florida, including on Bonita Beach, in Lee County. Be forewarned: footage includes the dissection of a dead leatherback turtle. As Dr. Jeanette Wyneken expresses: 'For those of you who are not anatomists or interested in anatomy we do...

Clever Monkeys

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David Attenborough's entertaining romp through the world of monkeys has a serious side: for when we look at monkeys we can see ourselves. From memory to morality, from "crying wolf' to politics, monkeys are our basic blueprint. Pygmy marmosets "farm' tree sap; bearded capuchins in Brazil d...