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Summary: The Arctic and Antarctic remain the greatest wildernesses on Earth. The scale and beauty of the scenery and the sheer power of the elements, the weather, the rough ocean, and the ice is unmatched anywhere else on our planet. tells the compelling story of animals such as the wandering albatross, the adelie penguin, and the polar bear, and paints a portrait that will take your breath away, at a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 577.09 DVD Frozen 2012

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV FRO

Summary: Since the dawn of mankind, we have stared up at the lights in the sky and wondered. Now join the heroic men and women who have dared the impossible on some of the greatest adventures ever undertaken - the quest to reach out beyond Earth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Discovery Communications 2008

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV WHE

Summary: Discover Brazil through the eyes of its people and explore the surrounding beaches, jungles, and landscaping mountains that make this land so vibrant. A country built on belief, unlike any other, where tradition and transformation live together.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Discovery Communications 2007

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV BRA

Summary: "A groundbreaking series portraying the human body as you've never seen it before. This series takes us across continents, meeting those who have pushed their bodies to the max. The latest CGI and camerawork depicts their ordeals in vivid detail, both externally and through the internal workings of their bodies. Meanwhile our presenter puts his own body through its paces, pushing it to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Discovery Communications 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 612 HUM
1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV HUM

Summary: A winning design: Makes a worldwide journey of discovery in search of fascinating mammals to illustrate why they are so successful and diverse.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2003

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV LIF

Summary: Shows how filmmakers Jamie and Jim Dutcher spent six years in a tented camp in the wilderness of Idaho's Sawtooth Mountains, living with the Sawtooth wolf pack, listening to them, and earning their trust. Reveals details of pack life, including its unique social structure, how wolf cubs are raised within the group, and how the wolves interact with man. Shows how these intelligent predators...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Discovery Channel 2006

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV LIV

Summary: Four years in the making, and filmed over 3000 days across every continent and in every habitat, see 130 incredible stories from frontiers of the natural world. Discover the glorious variety of life on Earth and the spectacular and extraordinary tactics animals and plants have developed to stay alive. This is evolution in action: individual creatures under extreme pressure to overcome...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Earth 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 570 DVD Life 2010

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc L

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV LIF

Summary: North America: where civilization collides with untamed wilderness. Just feet beyond our own back yards rages a spectacle we rarely see. Join us as we step into this hidden world teeming with life, across impossible mountains and endless deserts. Dive into unexplored forests and crash into rugged coasts. Unforgiving, brutal, yet achingly beautiful, this vast continent offers boundless rewards...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc No

Summary: A story of three animal families on a journey across our planet - polar bears, elephants, and humpback whales. It captures rare footage of nature's wildest and most elusive animals.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment 2009

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD 590 EAR

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV EAR

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD EAR RATED NR

Summary: Introduces viewers to the most diverse group of animals ever to live on this planet. From the smallest to the largest, from the slowest to the fastest, from the least attractive to the most irresistible. Looks at 4,000 species, including ones that have outlived the dinosaurs and conquered the farthest places on Earth. Examine how their adaptations for finding food have had an effect on the way...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Worldwide Americas 2007

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV LIF

Summary: Join zoologist Nigel Marven as he traipses through the eons on a quest to find the largest land animals that ever lived. Watch Marven's encounters with various dinosaurs, each brought to stunning life through computer animation techniques.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed in the USA and Canada by Warner Home Video Inc. 2004

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV CHA

Summary: Follows a climbing expedition up Mount Everest, including a double-amputee and an asthmatic as climbers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2007

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV EVE

Summary: Using computer-generated imagery, shows how dragons could have evolved into a number of different species through the ages and how each species might have adapted to its environment.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Discovery Channel 2006

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV BES

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2002

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 569.097 Barton

Summary: Each season, as the ever-thinning Arctic ice recedes, polar bears face a daunting challenge; Grizzly bears in British Columbia must use ingenuity and fancy footwork to collect their catch; The annual rains of the Serengeti draw in the greatest concentration of large animals on Earth; Each year, billions of sardines flood South Africa's east coast creating an action-packed feeding frenzy;...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Earth 2009

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD NAT NOT RATED

Summary: The dinosaur gets a makeover and then some in this fantastically groundbreaking documentary. Based on cutting-edge paleontology and the latest fossil records, Dinotasia presents a series of vignettes about dinosaurs, both familiar faces and some we have only found out about in the past ten years. The film uses CGI to bring the stories to life, but draws on animation's birth in silent film and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Film Company 2012

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF DIN

Summary: Following in the footsteps of Planet Earth and Life, this epic eight-part blockbuster is a breathtaking celebration of the amazing, complex, profound, and sometimes challenging relationship between humankind and nature. Humans are the ultimate animals - the most successful species on the planet. Each episode focuses on a particular habitat and reveals how its people have created astonishing...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Earth 2011

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV HUM

Summary: The makers of the Emmy Award(r)-winning series Life take viewers deeper than ever into the perilous and exhilarating drama humans share with every other animal on the planet, from the circumstances of birth and the struggle to reach adulthood, secure a home and find a mate, to the unpredictable challenges thrust on all creatures by the environment, enemies and even families.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Summary: American archaeologists discover a new tomb just 16 feet away from King Tutankhamun's tomb.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Discovery Channel 2006

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV BES

Summary: An up-close and personal look at one of Antarctica's lesser-known inhabitants: the human. Join Werner Herzog as he shows those amazing individuals who work, play, and struggle to live in some of the world's worst conditions.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Image Entertainment 2008

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF ENC

Summary: Four years in the making, and filmed over 3000 days across every continent and in every habitat, see 130 incredible stories from frontiers of the natural world. Discover the glorious variety of life on Earth and the spectacular and extraordinary tactics animals and plants have developed to stay alive. This is evolution in action: individual creatures under extreme pressure to overcome...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Earth 2010

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: 577 DVD Life 2010

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Summary: With unique access to a pristine and unspoiled corner of the Serengeti's Pride Lands deep in the heart of Africa, this series captures the drama of the daily lives of and emotional moments faced by lions and lionesses, baboons, elephants, leopards, bison and other creatures commonly found in this national park in Tanzania.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: Set in the three weeks from the test explosion in New Mexico to the dropping of the bomb, the action takes viewers into the room where the crucial political decisions are made, on board the Enola Gay, inside the bomb as it explodes, and in Hiroshima.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV HIR

Summary: The 11-part BBC series is narrated by Sir David Attenborough and organized so that each 50-minute episode covers a specific geographical region and/or wildlife habitat (mountains, caves, deserts, shallow seas, seasonal forests, etc.) until the entire planet has been represented.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD PLA