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Living with wolves by Reiner E Moritz( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmmaker Jim Dutcher and his wife Jamie lived with gray wolves for three years to make this documentary, and their work reveals complex social behavior never before captured on film. You'll observe the dominance of the pack's alpha male and the submissiveness of the omega wolf. You'll see the pack initiate new members, and witness the critical moment when the alpha selects a mate. Perhaps most incredible is the bond developed between the wolves and the Dutchers, who ultimately must move the pack to another reserve in order to keep them alive
Amazing earth by Brian Swimme( Visual )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the heights of Mount Everest, through the molten fields of Hawaii, to the very core of our planet, Amazing Earth reveals the geologic forces that have changed the face of our world and will ultimately change its face again
Wolves at our door by Mose Richards( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals wolves' complex social behavior, including the dominance of the pack's alpha male and the submissiveness of the omega wolf. You'll see the pack initiate new members, and witness the critical moment when the alpha selects a mate
Byzantium : the lost empire by John. Johnston, Ron, director. Romer, Elizabeth. ABTV. Learning Channel (Firm) Discovery Communications, Inc. IBIS Films. Channel Four (Great Britain) Discovery Channel Video (Firm) Romer( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Byzantium was the powerful legacy of ancient Greece and Rome, the first Christian empire and the last flowering of classical civilizations before it fell to the plundering armies of the Ottoman Turks. Shot on location in nine countries, these four episodes transport the viewer to a world that history has nearly forgotten
Africa's elephant kingdom( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Avery Brooks narrates this film which explores an elephant clan's search for food and water as seen through the eyes of one old bull
Dinosaur planet( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a dinosaur's-eye view of survival in this violent primordial world. White Tip's journey: Follow the desperate trials of a velociraptor cut off from her pack in the desert. Pod's travels: A pyroraptor is swept away in a tidal wave and washes ashore on an island populated by much smaller dinosaurs. Little Das' hunt: An easily distracted young male daspletosaurus named Das bungles various herding chores, but looming danger affords him an opportunity for redemption. Alpha's egg: A cycle-of-life tale involving a female saltasaur named Alpha
Three Gorges : the biggest dam in the world by Jodie Foster( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using interviews and computer simulation, this video provides insight into the complex issues surrounding the Three Gorges project which will dam the Yangtse River
Sharks : two complete programs : Great white & the ultimate guide to sharks( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Great white] Filmed on location in 4 oceans, this is an unforgettable portrait of the most feared predator on earth, driven to increased attacks on humans by its urge to survive in a world whose opportunities for survival are diminishing daily
Why dogs smile & chimpanzees cry( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary filmmakers and scientists in fields as diverse as paleontology, embryology, and neurobiology report evidence in support of the emotional life of wild and domestic animals
The Korean war : our time in hell( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On June 24, 1950, Communist North Korea, backed by China and the Soviet Union, invades South Korea. Coming to South Korea's aid are United Nations forces, made up mostly of American soldiers and marines. About 54,000 Americans died in Korea in three years, almost as many as in the Vietnam war which lasted ten years. More than 8,000 Americans are still listed as missing
Mandela's fight for freedom( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Part George Washington, part Abraham Lincoln, part Gandhi, South Africa's Nelson Mandela occupies a unique position in the history of the human spirit. From youthful protester, to political prisoner, to the president of a newly free nation, Nelson Mandela embodies the ideals of freedom as no other man of this time. Through a combination of moral strength, political cunning, and sheer luck, he brought about the dismantling of the hated policy of racial apartheid, without the bloodbath many feared."--Container
Liberen a Willy : Keiko, su regreso a casa( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in Spanish and English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conoce de cerca la historia de la mascota más querida de México
The brain, our universe within( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series explores brain activity and functions. New imaging techniques are used to create new views of the brain designed to illustrate brain functions
The great Egyptians( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the historical drama of three ancient Egyptian leaders, Sneferu, Cleopatra and Tutankhamen
When dinosaurs ruled. el verdadero parque Jurasico( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travel back sixty-eight million years to prehistoric Montana, and discover the real Jurassic Park as you explore the evolution of the dinosaurs and the "King of the Jungle," the fearsome T-Rex
Egypt uncovered( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shot on location at many sites off-limits to the public, and featuring many of the world's most noted Egyptologists, this video offers a comprehensive look at the new archaeological discoveries that are changing what we know about ancient Egypt
Tornado! by Filipp Andreevich Mali︠a︡vin( Visual )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every year in the United States, humid air flowing north from the Gulf of Mexico meets cool, dry air from Canada, spawning hundreds of the violent, twisting storms called tornadoes. Visit Oklahoma, Kansas, and Texas where more people are killed by the fearsome funnels than in any other region
Castle ghosts of England( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Throughout history, Britain's castles hasve witnessed murders, executions and countless acts of cruelty that spawned a parade of spirits. This program presents spine tingling stories for a riveting tour of England's ghostly heritage
The gender wars( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Look at the recent struggle for equality between the sexes. Originally, there was a primitove balance between the sexes, but when people left the village for the city, the natural balance disappeared. Find out the origin of honeymoons and other tools of male dominance like wedding rings and female circumcision. Travel to Finland for the annual wife-carrying contest celebrating the capture of women from other villages. Follow the rise of feminism, from turn-of-the-century suffragettes to the National Organization for Women
Last of the czars( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Romanov family ruled Russia for 300 years; an imperial empire that crumbled in 1918 when Lenin-backed revolutionaries toppled Nicholas II in a violent upheaval. Before their world came crashing down, the Romanovs-- Nicholas, Alexandra and their five children-- enjoyed a life shrouded in mystery. But with the recent downfall of the Soviet Union, information has come to light, ending generations of speculation. Rare, never-before-seen film footage, actual letters, czarist-era survivor interviews, photos, and other rare items give a finely-detailed look at Russia's most dramatic era
 
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