WorldCat Identities

Page, George (George H.)

Overview
Works: 110 works in 201 publications in 1 language and 6,550 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Host
Classifications: QL785, 591.513
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by George Page, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about George Page
 
Most widely held works by George Page
Inside the animal mind by George Page ( Book )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 1,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"... an engrossing look at animal intelligence, cognitive ability, problem solving, and emotion."--Dust jacket
Big cats ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chasing big cats : "Wildlife filmmakers Owen Newman and Amanda Barrett share their sensational footage and unforgettable stories from 14 years of documenting the lives of big cats in their natural habitats."--Container
Nature ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The world of penguins: Presents the life of penguins and how they solve the problem of living in two worlds, in the sea where they spend most of their lives swimming and feeding, moving so gracefully, and their return to land each year to breed and to moult. A sea otter story: warm hearts and cold water: The Monterey Bay Aquarium is a haven for orphaned otter pups where the staff teaches these pups the skills to survive in the wild. Explore with George Page the lifestyle of the Pacific sea otter and go behind the scenes at the aquarium to follow an orphaned pup's journey back to the wild
Pandas ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first program observes the Red panda and Giant panda (one of the world's most endangered mammals) in their natural habitat, the bamboo forest of China's "Mountains of the Sleeping Dragon" a national panda reserve. The second program features the San Diego Zoo's challenge to successfully breed and raise a Giant Panda in captivity. Spotlighted is Hua Mei the baby panda and staff from the San Diego Zoo's Center for Reproduction of Endangered Species
Birds ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Extraordinary birds": Captures the behavior of extraordinary birds, real-life stories, and their relationships with humankind. "Parrots: look who's talking": Visits some extraordinary parrots and their owners. It also looks at parrots in the wild, to explore their behavior and social skills, and what part their color plays in their survival
Chimpanzees ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first program goes into Tanzania's Gombe National Park to observe the daily life of the chimpanzee clan Jane Goodall has known since the days of her research in the 1960s. The second program delves into the questions are chimps and other primates similar to us? How does their intelligence compare to our own? Answers are found both in the laboratory and in the wild. The program also goes to Central Zaire to observe pygmy chimps (bonobos) in the wild
The Brain ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1984 and 1995 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explains how humans perceive the world and how the brain coordinates vision and movement
Echo of the elephants Echo of the elephants, the next generation ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Elephant expert Cynthia Moss is your guide to the daily dramas in the lives of grand matriarch Echo and her elephant herd that Moss has studied for more than 20 years in Kenya's Amboseli National Park. [The films] tell this remarkable story that includes mating struggles, difficult births, a baby elephant's first steps, mischievous calves, kidnappings, emotional reunions, and, occasionally, death at the hands of a hunter."--Container
Conquering the swamps ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Depicts Florida as it was hundreds of years ago, highlighting wildlife and wild places, and tracing the history of the people who lived there. Examines how Spanish conquistadors seeking gold and slaves, and other men, hunting herons and alligators, eventually led to destruction in the subtropical wilderness. Discusses how the Calusa and Tamucua Indians lived and prospered on the land and how man's exploitation of Florida has forever altered this fragile environment
Confronting the wilderness ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the early settlement of Canada, starting on the east coast and progressing to the St. Lawrence River where French fur traders and Ojibway, Algonquin, Huron, Ottawa and other Indians collaborated in a prosperous business partnership until an outbreak of smallpox decimated thousands of native Americans. Examines the harsh, rocky land around Hudson Bay and the French and English entrepreneurs who ventured there to hunt and trap
The first and last frontier ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the natural splendors of Alaska, a land settled by indigenous people thousands of years before Russians and Europeans arrived in pursuit of sea otter, walrus, and whales. It explores the world of the Inuit and Tlingit tribes and shows how Alaska may be the final opportunity to strike a balance between the development of natural resources and the preservation of our natural heritage
Into the shining mountains ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tours the natural splendors of the Rocky Mountain country with its variety of plants and wildlife; tells how the quest for gold and silver brought pioneers to this area; points out how the Shoshone, Blackfoot and Utes viewed their sacred lands; and shows how the need for conservation led to the establishment of Yellowstone National Park
The great encounter ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the struggles of the early English colonists of Roanoke Island, Chesapeake Bay area, and Pilgrim settlements of Massachusetts as they fought to establish dominion over the land. Contrasts this struggle with the spiritual beliefs of the Cherokee and Powhatan Indians who recognized seasonal rhythms and respected wildlife
Across the sea of grass ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces journeys of early pioneers in the land beyond the Mississippi who made their way across the plains that were home to buffalo, grizzly bears and tribes of Mandan, Sioux, and Pawnee. It shows how determined settlers turned the wild lands into wheat fields and why the destruction of the buffalo herds had such an impact on the Indian population
Living on the edge ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The harsh terrain of the American southwest is explored, beginning with the first Spanish explorers searching for gold, showing how plants, animals and early pioneers adapted to the desert. It also shows the relationship that Papago and Pima tribes had with the arid land and how irrigation brought water to the region and forever changed its natural history
Searching for paradise ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the history of California and its rich and diverse ecosystem, isolated by desert and mountains. Traces the history of the people who lived there, from the Chumash Indians to the recent mass migration of population. Explores California's environmental problems and how they exemplify the progress and struggle of today's environmental movement
In the company of wolves ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Actor Timothy Dalton and wildlife expert David Mech travel from America's remote wolf habitats to Canada's barren Arctic wilderness in pursuit of a close encounter with wolves in the wild
Man's best friend ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 1999 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Why of all animal species, have people traditionally chosen the dog as their most popular pet? It's a relationship that may be as much as 12,000 years old. Explores the fascinating range of the dog world: from tribal dogs in Kenya to the pampered pets of the USA. Reveals how they have been bred for different qualities: guarding, hunting, pulling, herding, even temperament
In the lion's den ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Actor Anthony Hopkins journeys to East Africa to learn about lions from the Masai and members of the Lion Research Project. At Ngorongoro Crater, he is able to observe a pride at close range
Monkey in the mirror ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the similarities between humans and other primates. Shows primates in the wild living in complex and varied societies in which they use tools, take herbal medicines, wheel and deal, practice power politics and sexual politics, and sometimes suffer from stress. Shows laboratory primates communicating with humans
 
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