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Attenborough, David 1926-

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Life on Earth : a natural history by David Attenborough( Book )

98 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in 17 languages and held by 3,943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the sequence of events in the evolution of life on Earth, from the emergence of one-celled organisms to man
The living planet : a portrait of the earth by David Attenborough( Book )

57 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in 6 languages and held by 3,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book discusses and pictures life in various environments such as deserts, grasslands, oceans, and the sky
The private life of plants : a natural history of plant behaviour by David Attenborough( Book )

44 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in 11 languages and held by 2,596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the immensely popular six-part BBC program that will air in the U.S. and Canada during the fall of 1995, this book offers what writer/filmmaker David Attenborough is best known for delivering: an intimate view of the natural world wherein a multitude of miniature dramas unfold. In the program and book, both titled The Private Life of Plants, Attenborough treks through rainforests, mountain ranges, deserts, beaches, and home gardens to show us things we might never have suspected about the vegetation that surrounds us. With their extraordinary sensibility, plants compete endlessly for survival and interact with animals and insects: they can see, count, communicate, adjust position, strike, and capture. Attenborough makes the plant world a vivid place for readers, who in this book can enjoy the tour at their own pace, taking in the lively descriptions and nearly 300 full-color photos showing plants in fascinating detail. The author reveals to us the aspects of plants' lives that seem hidden from view, such as fighting, avoiding or exploiting predators or neighbors, and struggling to find food, increase their territories, reproduce themselves, and establish their place in the sun. Among the most outstanding examples, the acacia can communicate with other acacias and repel enemies that might eat their leaves, the orchid can impersonate female wasps to attract males and ensure the spreading of its pollen, the Venus's flytrap can take other organisms captive and consume them. Covering this remarkable range of information with enthusiasm and clarity, Attenborough helps us to look anew at the vegetation on which all life depends and which has an intriguing life of its own. He has created a book sure to please the plant lover and any other reader interested in exploring the natural world
The life of birds by David Attenborough( Book )

33 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in 9 languages and held by 2,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A survey of birds around the world explores their nesting, hunting, mating, and parenting behavior, and describes the threat to their existence presented by man
The first Eden : the Mediterranean world and man by David Attenborough( Book )

24 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 1,918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the history and current state of the Mediterranean region which became a cradle of civilization
The trials of life : a natural history of animal behavior by David Attenborough( Book )

38 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and Finnish and held by 1,781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book examines how animals use their bodies-how they behave and why. Each chapter looks at a different stage in the life of animals
The life of mammals by David Attenborough( Book )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 1,610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the under-snow tunnels of Arctic lemmings to the egg nests of the bizarre Australian echidna, from the Pacific waters inhabited by sea otters and whales to the subways of major cities, this extraordinary and attractive book brings us into the homes and lives of some of earth's most fascinating animals. Published in conjunction with a ten-part television series that will air on the Discovery Channel, The Life of Mammals brings us nose-to-nose with mammals in all of their beauty and immense variety. Renowned naturalist, writer, and filmmaker David Attenborough treks across every continent and kind of terrain to introduce us to such unusual and evolutionarily successful creatures as the Patagonian opossum, the Canadian pygmy shrew, the Alpine marmot, and the Malaysian sun bear. We meet slow-moving algae-covered sloths. We enter a pack of African wild dogs, seeing how their division of labor enables them to provide protection and food to pups, mothers, and old dogs. We learn about the navigation systems of bats and find out why Borneo's colugo is a superior glider to a flying squirrel. Along the way, Attenborough considers how evolution has shaped mammalian habits, leading herbivorous sea cows to take to the water and humans to commence agriculture. Containing more than 200 spectacular color photographs, this is a book that will gratify anyone intrigued by the natural world and the animals that inhabit it. Informative, utterly absorbing, and classic Attenborough, it represents natural history at its finest."--Publisher's description
Life in the undergrowth by David Attenborough( Book )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Hungarian and held by 1,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book is an attempt to survey all the small creatures without backbones that live on land--in technical terms, the terrestrial invertebrates"--Foreword
The life of mammals by David Attenborough( Visual )

40 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces us 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 they socialize, mate and live
Amazing rare things : the art of natural history in the age of discovery by David Attenborough( Book )

22 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the methods by which selected European artists, from Leonardo Da Vinci to Mark Catesby, portrayed the natural world during the Age of Discovery
Life in cold blood by David Attenborough( Book )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume offers a glimpse into the world of amphibians and reptiles, the first vertebrate creatures to venture forth from the primeval waters millions of years ago, yet which today include species that are the most at risk of extinction. Here the author, a naturalist travels to the far corners of the Earth to tell the epic story of these animals in this companion to the television series. The book tells the history of their pioneering ancestors, the secrets of their astounding success, and the profound implications of their uncertain future. Amphibians and reptiles once ruled the planet, and their descendants exhibit some of the most colorful variety and astounding behavior known to the animal kingdom. What are the origins of these creatures? How have they transformed themselves into the beautiful and bizarre forms found today? In this book, the author gets up close and personal with the living descendants of the first vertebrates ever to colonize the land, and through them traces the fascinating history of their pioneering ancestors. He explains the ways amphibians and reptiles have changed little from their prehistoric forebears while also demonstrating how they have adapted and evolved into diverse new forms, some of them beyond our wildest imaginings. And he also raises awareness of the threats global warming and other man-made environmental changes pose to many of these creatures
The Atlas of the living world by David Attenborough( )

17 editions published between 1985 and 1997 in English and Dutch and held by 1,138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains where plants and animals live and why they exist, and traces the vital geographical dimensions of natural history in maps
The tribal eye by David Attenborough( Book )

16 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 1,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Attenborough's life stories( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renowned naturalist Sir David Attenborough has a remarkable treasure trove of stories following his 60-year career with the BBC. This 3-part series will bring to life some of his most memorable. Also includes: The Ark, David Attenborough chooses ten of the most important, and lesser known, animals he would most like to save from extinction
Life on air : memoirs of a broadcaster by David Attenborough( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir David Attenborough is Britain's best-known natural history film-maker. His career as a naturalist and broadcaster has spanned nearly six decades. A lot has changed since his first television documentary, and in this updated edition of Life on Air Sir David tells us of his experiences of filming in the 21st century
Life on camera( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First in a three-part series in which Sir David Attenborough looks back at the unparalleled changes in natural history that he has witnessed during his 60-year career. In this episode he reflects on the half-century of innovation in wildlife filmmaking, developments that have brought ever more breathtaking and intimate images of wildlife to television screens, and changed our view of life on the planet. He revisits key places and events in his filming career, reminisces with his old photos and reflects on memorable wildlife footage
Understanding the natural world( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Second in a three-part series in which Sir David Attenborough looks back at the unparalleled changes in natural history that he has witnessed during his 60-year career. This episode revisits sequences from Attenborough's earliest broadcasts to his most recent. He illustrates how each broadcast changed our understanding of the living world
Our fragile planet( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Final in a three-part series in which Sir David Attenborough looks back at the unparalleled changes in natural history that he has witnessed during his 60-year career. In this episode he explores the threats now facing the natural world, and demonstrates the degree to which the wild world has shrunk in only a few decades
Quest under Capricorn by David Attenborough( Book )

8 editions published between 1963 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Attenborough : life on air( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retrospective of David Attenborough's fifty years of broadcasting for the BBC using archive material from some of his most unforgettable moments plus interviews with David himself and key figures in his career
 
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The private life of plants : a natural history of plant behaviour
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Aṭṭan̲parō, Ṭēviṭ 1926-

Attenborough, David

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Attenborough, David Frederick

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Дэвид Аттенборо

Дэвид Аттенборо телеведующий, натуралист

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Эттенборо, Дэвид 1926-

אטינבורו, דיוויד 1926-

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The living planet : a portrait of the earthThe private life of plants : a natural history of plant behaviourThe life of birdsThe trials of life : a natural history of animal behaviorThe life of mammalsLife in the undergrowthAmazing rare things : the art of natural history in the age of discoveryLife in cold blood