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British Broadcasting Corporation Natural History Unit

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Most widely held works by British Broadcasting Corporation
Earth( Visual )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A remarkable story of three animal families on a journey across our planet - polar bears, elephants, and humpback whales. An astonishing and heartwarming film filled with adventure, suspense, and humor as it captures rare footage of nature's wildest and most elusive animals
Life in cold blood by David Attenborough( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Amphibians and reptiles ruled the world for nearly 200 million years, and today there are well over 14,000 species. Ranging from some of the largest, most deadly creatures on Earth to the smallest and strangest, these are some of the most fascinating and dramatic animals on the planet ... With breathtaking footage and amazing action photography that proves the cold-blooded world is as passionate, dramatic and bizarre as any on Earth, this definitive series reveals the secrets of the most successful creatures ever to walk - or crawl - on land"--Container
Life on earth( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"There are some four-million different kinds of animals and plants in the world; four-million different solutions to the problems of staying alive. [This video], the result of a three-year, 1.3-million-mile odyssey to all seven continents, is the story of how a few of those life forms came to be as they are, not as isolated oddities but as elements in a long and continuous story that began billions of years ago"--Container
The life of birds by David Attenborough( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naturalist David Attenborough journeys across seven continents filming thousands of species of birds, in order to reveal their patterns of behavior
The meerkats( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inspiring look at how one family's connection to each other and their surroundings is a model of resilience and fortitude for us all. The story features the coming of age of a young meerkat pup, Kolo, growing up in the Kalahari desert
BBC atlas of the natural world( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This six-disc set brings together four landmark BBC series that combine to give one of the most comprehensive portraits of Africa, the Mediterranean and Europe ever assembled. In over 12 hours of programming reaching back three billion years, viewers will examine the birth of these vast continents from the dawn of time and examine how the rise of human civilization has forever changed the landscape."--Container verso
Megafalls of Iguaçu( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deep in the heart of South America lies one of the most spectacular geographical secrets of the natural world. Over three miles long and 300 feet high, Iguacu is the greatest waterfall on earth
The secret life of birds : [the complete 5-part series]( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fascinating BBC Natural History series that follows host and wildlife expert Iolo Williams as he explores the behaviour of birds. This ground breaking series reveals every aspect of their lives from surviving harsh winters to avoiding deadly predators. Offering a visual treat of stunning landscapes and captivating wildlife behaviour, this series provides perfect family entertainment educating and enthralling in equal measure
The human animal : a natural history of the human species( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remarkable hidden camera footage captures similarities in body language displayed by people from widely disparate cultures
The BBC Natural History Unit's Wildlife specials( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The private life of plants by David Attenborough( Visual )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The viewer is taken through each aspect of a plant's life: travelling, growing, flowering, struggles with other plants and animals and the ingenious way in which they adapt to the harshest conditions
Attenborough in paradise( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Attenborough brings viewers to see the Birds of Paradise in their natural habitat in the forests of New Guinea. He recounts their history and examines the early mythology about these birds
Introduction to the invertebrates( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the major groups of invertebrates and how to identify them by their visible features. Also looks at their feeding, breathing, locomotion, reproduction, and ecological relationship with man
Hidden kingdoms( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imagine what it's like to be shrunk down and immersed in a magical world of fantastical creatures living incredible, action-packed lives. With a cast of miniature marvels all less than a foot in size, these superheroes may be small but they pack a punch way above their weight. Chipmunks, elephant shrews, marmosets, scorpion mice, even giant rhinoceros beetles all face drama on a different scale -- when you are this small rain drops fall like meteorites and a breeze feels like a tornado! Filmed against the backdrop of the planet's most iconic landscapes -- savanna, desert, jungle, forest, and the cities of Tokyo and Rio de Janeiro -- this series explores these worlds from a new and unique perspective. The challenges our mini-heroes face are exceptional and their enemies gigantic... but their solutions are ingenious. Prepare to be amazed, entertained and fascinated by our planet's Hidden Kingdoms. It's time for the little guys to take centre stage!
Congo : the natural world : spirits of the forest( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spirits of the Forest: Madagascar : "This ... special examines the landscape and wildlife of Madagascar, a treasure house of weird and wonderful wildlife."--Container
Introduction to invertebrates by Jill Bailey( Visual )

4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys nine important invertebrate phyla. Includes sections on classification, feeding and breathing, locomotion, reproduction, and ecology. Includes live-action and animation
The creation by Joseph Haydn( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A performance Haydn's oratorio with views of Gloucester Cathedral and film footage from programs of the BBC Natural History Unit
Introduction to photosynthesis( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an introduction to the basic features of photosynthesis in higher plants. Includes simple classroom experiments, animation, and graphic presentations. Suggested audience: senior secondary
Life( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents stories from the frontiers of the natural world, many of which have never been filmed before
The Biology of love by Desmond Morris( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program analyzes the biological nature of love, with its attendant patterns of behavior which ensure pair-bonding and genetic survival. From youth through adulthood to old age, it examines the subtle physical signals and body language humans employ to advertise availability and to indicate readiness for sexual activity. The stages of courtship and the aesthetics of physical beauty are studied along with stresses placed on couples by life in an urbanized world
 
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The BBC Natural History Unit's Wildlife specials
Alternative Names
B.B.C. Bristol-Natural History Unit

B.B.C. Natural History Unit

BBC Bristol-Natural History Unit

BBC Natural History Unit

BBC NHU

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English (56)

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Life