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Summary: Part 1, The rise of the dog, examines the relationship between dogs and humans, from their initial domestication to the present day. Part 2, Dogs by design, examines the many different breeds of dogs, and how modern technology is changing the science of dog breeding.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Questar 2007

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

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

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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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 AME

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: In the natural world, beauty can be many things - including what we might find repulsive. The bizarre can be attractive and provide the edge a creature needs to succeed in a difficult environment.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Questar 2008

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

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: Journey to the top of the world with scientists as they embark on the most ambitious Arctic research expedition of all time. The Arctic - much of it a vast frozen ocean, shrouded in darkness for half the year - is warming at twice the rate as the rest of the globe.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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

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: Plants live secret, unseen lives. They are capable of forming mutually beneficial relationships with animals. But they can also be as aggressive, competitive, and dramatic as any living thing on our planet. Using specialist cameras, this spectacular series allows us to travel beyond the power of the human eye, to look closer at their interconnected world. Each episode introduces a set of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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

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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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 Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD PLA

Summary: When top predators disappeared from Mozambique's Gorongosa National Park, other animals fell into unusual patterns. Now scientists are reintroducing wild dogs to restore the park's 'landscape of fear' and with it the natural balance of the ecosystem.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Summary: Sir David Attenborough drops in for tea at the modest suburban home of Neville and Sally Hollingworth, both amateur fossil hunters in southern England. He's there to look at some of the unusual objects that decorate their living room, including giant tusks and massive molars that belonged to extinct mammoths and a hand-axe shaped by Neanderthals.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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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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Summary: Animals become wildlife cinematographers when they are fitted with lightweight, specially designed cameras in a two-part series that features turtles, sharks, koalas, bats, kangaroos, and more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

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: 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

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

Summary: The inspiring story of the wild rebirth of a continent. Across four episodes, the series reveals the spectacular resurgence of nature across Europe's most varied and breathtaking landscapes. From the Arctic Circle to rich river wetlands, from deep forest to rugged mountain peaks, witness Europe's most iconic wildlife thrive and flourish in the most unexpected places.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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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: There's humor, heartbreak and nail-biting tension as new characters move in and familiar faces continue their stories: Bakari the baboon struggles with family life; Kali the lioness makes a difficult decision; a family of leopards arrives and the adorable and adventurous cubs test their mother's patience as they get used to their new home. Immerse yourself in the complex relationships,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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

Summary: Covering the dire elephant poaching crisis : poachers, rangers, victims and those who save the elephants. A n unbridled terrorist-driven slaughter of the African elephant ; weighs both the human and environmental toll.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Light Productions 2019

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

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