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Terra Mater Factual Studios

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Most widely held works by Terra Mater Factual Studios
Secrets of the dead( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tomb containing 49,000 year-old Neanderthal bones discovered in El Sidron, a remote, mountainous region of northern Spain, leads to an investigation to solve a double mystery: How did this group of Neanderthals die? And could the fate of this group help explain Neanderthal extinction?
Magic of the snowy owl( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the snowy owl, their difficult life throughout the long Arctic winter, and the owls' even more difficult challenge of breeding and attempting to raise young in one of the harshest environments on the planet
The private life of deer( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From kitchen windows, they are spotted, nibbling away at gardens and shrubs. Once they retreat from view, where do the white-tailed deer go? Scientists outfit deer with night vision cameras and GPS tracking equipment that reveal the hidden world of white-tailed deer in a whole new light, allowing to see them not as common backyard creatures, but as intelligent, affectionate family members
Animal homes by Eugene L Podhurst( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animals build homes to provide a safe and stable place to raise a family. The three-part series investigates how animals build their amazing homes and the intriguing behaviors and social interactions that take place in and around them. Ecologist Chris Morgan serves as our guide and real estate agent, evaluating and deconstructing animal homes, their material, location, neighborhood and aesthetics
Aurora : fire in the sky( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the phenomenon of the polar lights from various aspects. The film crew for this international production shot in Norway, Greenland, Canada, Alaska and New Zealand
Wild weather( Visual )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tornadoes or sandstorms take simple ingredients like air, earth and water and transform them into something spectacular, powerful and incredibly dangerous. And despite scientists studying it for thousands of years, we know far less about how weather works than anyone might expect. This, however, is about to change: by teaming up with maverick experts and renowned specialists from all around the world, a whole range of fascinating new discoveries from the cutting edge of science will be revealed
The white lions( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two remarkable and extremely rare white lion cubs on their journey to adulthood. Both are female, sisters born as white as snow in May 2009 in South Africa's Kruger Park
Soul of the elephant( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ironically, every dead elephant with its ivory intact is a reason to celebrate. It means an elephant died of natural causes, and a soul was celebrated and mourned by its herd. Award-winning filmmakers Dereck and Beverly Joubert start with the remains of two bull elephants and through a series of key flashbacks, look at the lives they would have led
Plants behaving badly : the intriguing behavior of extraordinary plants( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two groups of plants exhibit such intriguing behavior that a century and a half ago they attracted the attention of Charles Darwin. These same plants, the orchids and the carnivorous plants, still fascinate scientists today. In two episodes, this television program reveals a world of deceit and treachery worthy of any fictional thriller
Legendary white stallions( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the world-famous Lipizzaner stallions - from their origins in ancient times to the almost unknown drama of their rescue in 1945, beginning with the Spanish Riding School in Vienna, where the white stallions perform an impressive display of beauty and power that celebrates a perfect harmony between horse and rider. Movements originally intended for use in war
Bird brain by Tobías Rosenberg( Visual )

3 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Ghosts of Stonehenge( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stonehenge is the grandest and most enigmatic of Europe's prehistoric monuments, and has inspired countless theories to explain who built it and why. Over the last decade, archaeologists have analyzed the bones of human remains buried there 5,000 years ago and remnants of huge feasts that fed the laborers at the site. Viewers will learn intimate details of the Stonehenge people and why their power began to fade soon after they raised the mighty stones
Mindgamers( Visual )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of brilliant young students create a wireless neural network, linking multiple minds via a quantum computer. Capable of transferring motor skills from one brain to another, they have brought into existence the first shareware for human motor skills. They freely spread this technology, believing it to be a first step towards a new equality and intellectual freedom. But they soon discover that they themselves are part of a much greater and more sinister experiment
Sex, lies and butterflies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Butterflies have been flying around the planet for over 50 million years, and today around 20,000 different species inhabit the globe. From egg to caterpillar to chrysalis to the winged insect, this program follows their life stages, highlighting their survival techniques and the new science that is unlocking the secrets of their world and changing the view of these fantastic and yet fragile creatures
Invasion of the killer whales( Visual )

2 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A remarkable new story is unfolding in the Arctic. As the ice melts and polar bears struggle to survive, another animal is taking over the polar bear's once dominant role as top predator. An ever-increasing number of killer whales are appearing in Arctic waters. As the polar bear's world is shrinking, the orca's is growing
Secrets of the dead( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is the most famous painting in the world, created by the hand of a genius, marveled at by millions every year in the Louvre in Paris, but could there be a second Mona Lisa? In 1913, an interesting portrait surfaced, the so-called 'Isleworth Mona Lisa.' Using sophisticated scientific analysis, scientists will test both paintings to determine whether Leonardo da Vinci painted an earlier version of the iconic portrait
Great zebra exodus( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When thunderclouds begin to gather each year over Botswana's Kalahari, 20,000 zebras get itchy feet. As the first fat raindrops hit the dust, southern Africa's biggest animal migration gets underway. In a never-ending quest for grass and water, the striped herds undertake an annual epic trek across the vast landscape of the Kalahari's Makgadikgadi Pans
The mystery of eels( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though much of the natural world is discovered and understood, a few great mysteries remain. Consider the eel. Little is known about its life, where it goes, what it does and how it dies. James Prosek, artist, writer and eminent naturalist, takes on the mystery of the eel, shedding light on the animal and the strange behavior it inspires in those who seek to know it
Shark collection by Artist Not Provided( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

3 programs study sharks and their behavior. Great White Code Red features two scientists as they dissect a shark to reveal its hunting secrets; Shark Girl follows activist Madison Stewart's mission to save endangered sharks by changing people's minds about them; Death Beach investigates an abnormal string of shark attacks off a South African coast
Beautiful birds( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Magic of the snowy owl): "A team of intrepid filmmakers provides an intimate look at the snowy owl, a bird made popular by Harry Potter's faithful companion Hedwig. Though 'snowies' naturally stand out for their beauty, intelligence and charm, in their eerie, bleak Arctic home it is their determination and survival skills that are truly magical."--
 
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