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Summary: Best-known for his portrayal of the cantankerous title character in the global phenomenon Doc Martin, fan favorite Martin Clunes shows a softer side in these five documentaries about animals. Filmed all over the globe, these programs are a fascinating peek at some of the world's most beloved (and some of the most endangered) creatures.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Athena 2014

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV MAR

Summary: Challenges preconceptions about the intelligence of birds. Presents evidence of problem solving skills in varieties of crows, ravens, and parrots, as well capabilities such as postponement of reward, empathy, and the ability to read facial expressions.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2018

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Summary: This premium, blue-chip Centennial Collection features beautiful new footage of eight of America's most beloved National Parks, creating an experience of some of the most breathtaking landscapes in the world. Insightful explorations and fascinating stories of America's most majestic lands include Olympic, Yosemite, Everglades, Yellowstone, Saguaro, Grand Canyon, and Great Smoky Mountains.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: How did the Earth transform from a hot ball of molten rock and metal into the planet that we call home? How did our continents and oceans grow? Where did our great mountain ranges come from? The geological processes that have shaped our world have also influenced the way humans have populated the planet. From the Great Lakes to Iceland, the San Andreas Fault to Krakatoa, this series reveals the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Arts and Entertainment Network 2009

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

Summary: There are almost 300 species of squirrels that can glide through the air, outwit rattlesnakes, and survive the coldest temperatures of any mammal. Uncover the extraordinary abilities of these cheeky nut lovers as a filmmaker puts their problem solving to the test on a specially designed obstacle course. And see the world through the eyes of an orphan red squirrel called Billy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: Explores the sheer scale and majesty of the largest ocean on Earth, the isolation of its islands, the extraordinary journeys wildlife and humans have gone through to reach these specks of land, and what happened to both after their arrival.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Worldwide Americas 2009

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

Summary: Experience the wildlife of the Okavango Delta, an oasis and lush paradise in Southern Africa that connects a wide array of creatures. Lions chase elephants, who chase hippos, who chase crocodiles.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Summary: The incredible story of a baby elephant who was born into a rescue camp in the wilderness of Botswana. When she is suddenly orphaned at one-month-old, it is up to the keepers who look after the herd to keep her alive. This one elephant's tale remains both intimate and epic, a journey of tragedy and triumph, because when her entire species faces extinction, one life means everything.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2017

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

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

Summary: Explores the three categories of mineral resources found within the earth (power resources, gem stones, and metals) and how they have been utilized for the advancement of civilization.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: Helen Macdonald's bestseller H Is for Hawk told the story of a grieving daughter who found healing in training a goshawk. The goshawk is one of Mother Nature's own fighter jets, capable of finding and killing its prey with the speed of a lightning bolt. Now Macdonald digs deeper into the world of these raptors by following a family in the wild while raising and training a new goshawk of her own.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 598 H
1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV H

Summary: The show offers a blue chip, continent-wide series ranging from the land's highest snow peaks to the depths of the frigid and wild southern seas; from its last populations of wild numbats to its largest diorama of giant cuttlefish. It's a land of diverse beauty, that delights, and surprises. The series both entertains and deepens our understanding of how the natural world is made up of not just...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

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Summary: Visits marine biology professor David Scheel, who has hosted an octopus in his home. Examines Octopus behaviors and traits, focusing on the relationship that evolves between Heidi the octopus and Dr. Scheel and his teenage daughter.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: The Cave tells the story of a hidden secret underground hospital in Syria and the female-led team of civilians and medical professionals who risk their lives to provide medical care to the besieged local population. Amidst the devastation of war, 30-year-old aspiring pediatrician Dr. Amani and her team work tirelessly to restore health and hope. "--Nationalgeographic.com.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC CAV

Summary: This set includes all 12 episodes from the TV series The Cousteau Odyssey, which covers multiple Cousteau explorations including shipwrecks, mystery islands, the Nile River, and more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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

Summary: New research has shown that crows are among the most intelligent animals in the world, able to use tools as only elephants and chimpanzees do, able to recognize each other's voices and 250 distinct calls. Crow experts from around the world sing their praises, and present us with captivating new footage of crows as we have never seen them before.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2010

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Summary: Explores the inhabitants and history of the world's oceans and seas.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC/2 Entertain 2010

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

Summary: A stunning 11-part series that captures rare action, impossible locations, and intimate moments with our planet's best-loved, wildest, and most elusive creatures.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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

Summary: "Eat or be eaten. It's survival of the fittest in this unforgetable Wild America DVD collection. Join Marty Stouffer as he uncovers the mysteries and beauty behind some of North America's most magnificent predators."

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Topics Entertainment 2008

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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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3 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SER

Summary: Krill are tiny, shrimp-like creatures crucial to the Antarctic ecosystem and, maybe, to the future of all oceans. Join the research ship Polarstern in the vast Antarctic ice pack in search of ice caves and juvenile krill.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Summary: Travel back in time, from the Arctic Ocean to Pacific tide pools, with a pioneering group of scientists who make surprising discoveries that transform human understanding of nature and ecology.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: The Pacific Ocean covers one third of the Earth's surface, holds half of the world's water, and hides the deepest place on the planet. It is a place where huge and iconic, rare and dazzling creatures live, and where creatures yet to be discovered lurk. Filmed in cinematic 4K, the program breaks the boundaries between land and sea to present the Pacific Ocean in a way never seen before.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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Summary: Ten-disc expanded edition of National Geographic's National parks collection that explores the natural history and wildlife of America's national parks.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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