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Nature, Jungle Animal Hospital
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directed by Rob Sullivan, 1971-; produced by Bill Murphy, fl. 2002 and Rob Sullivan, 1971-, Thirteen Productions and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Nature (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2016), 53 mins
Deep in the Guatemalan jungle, there’s an organization whose staff works around the clock to try to save and care for injured, orphaned and endangered animals brought to its facility from all over the country. This rescue center, known as ARCAS, is at full capacity with over seven hundred boarders of all shapes...
directed by Rob Sullivan, 1971-; produced by Bill Murphy, fl. 2002 and Rob Sullivan, 1971-, Thirteen Productions and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Nature (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2016), 53 mins
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Nature, Episode 1, Bears of the Last Frontier: City of Bears
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produced by Bill Murphy, fl. 2002 and Joe Pontecorvo, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, in Nature, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2011), 53 mins
Chris Morgan and Joe Pontecorvo set up camp at a remote spot in the heart of Alaskan wilderness, alongside the largest concentration of grizzlies in the world. It is June in the Alaska Peninsula. The sun sets well into night and bears are taking advantage of the long days to feed, mate, and raise new cubs. Morgan...
produced by Bill Murphy, fl. 2002 and Joe Pontecorvo, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, in Nature, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2011), 53 mins
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Nature, Episode 2, Bears of the Last Frontier: The Road North
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produced by Bill Murphy, fl. 2002 and Joe Pontecorvo, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, in Nature, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2011), 53 mins
Chris Morgan explores the world of black bears caught in the crossroads of urban development in Anchorage and the wilderness. This is a new normal for bears and for their human neighbors. Some bears are so comfortable living in urban surroundings that their primary habitat is a golf course. In residential areas, b...
produced by Bill Murphy, fl. 2002 and Joe Pontecorvo, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, in Nature, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2011), 53 mins
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Nature, Episode 3, Bears of the Last Frontier: Arctic wanderers
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produced by Bill Murphy, fl. 2002 and Joe Pontecorvo, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, in Nature, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2011), 53 mins
Chris Morgan travels to the far north of Alaska, the tiny North Slope town of Kaktovik. It’s early November and winter is coming on. But each year, the polar bears struggle for extended periods on dwindling fat reserves, waiting for the opportunity to hunt on sea ice that takes longer to freeze. In early spring,...
produced by Bill Murphy, fl. 2002 and Joe Pontecorvo, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, in Nature, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2011), 53 mins
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Nature, Season 27, Episode 3, American Eagle
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produced by James Donald, 1945-, Neil Rettig Productions, John Rubin Productions and Thirteen Productions, in Nature, Season 27, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2008), 53 mins
Unique to North America, the bald eagle is the continent’s most recognizable aerial predator, with a shocking white head, electric yellow beak, and penetrating eyes. In the 1960s, this symbol of the United States became an emblem of environmental degradation as the pesticide DDT and other human pressures brought...
produced by James Donald, 1945-, Neil Rettig Productions, John Rubin Productions and Thirteen Productions, in Nature, Season 27, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2008), 53 mins
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Nature, Season 27, Episode 4, The Wolf That Changed America
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directed by Steve Gooder, fl. 2001; produced by Brian Leith, fl. 1983-2014, Thirteen Productions and Brian Leith Productions, in Nature, Season 27, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2008), 51 mins
In 1893, a bounty hunter named Ernest Thompson Seton journeyed to the untamed canyons of New Mexico on a mission to kill a dangerous outlaw. Feared by ranchers throughout the region, the outlaw wasn’t a pistol-packing cowboy or train-robbing bandit. The outlaw was a wolf. Lobo, as locals simply called him, was t...
directed by Steve Gooder, fl. 2001; produced by Brian Leith, fl. 1983-2014, Thirteen Productions and Brian Leith Productions, in Nature, Season 27, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2008), 51 mins
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Nature, Season 27, Episode 8, Why We Love Cats and Dogs
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directed by Ellen Goosenberg Kent, fl. 1986; produced by Ellen Goosenberg Kent, fl. 1986, Thirteen Productions, in Nature, Season 27, Episode 8 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 53 mins
Americans own 73 million dogs and 90 million cats. They become best friends, soul mates, family members, and even surrogate children. Relationships with cats and dogs are some of the longest and most intimate of our lives. Why are we so attached? Animal behavior experts, evolutionary biologists, veterinarians, and...
directed by Ellen Goosenberg Kent, fl. 1986; produced by Ellen Goosenberg Kent, fl. 1986, Thirteen Productions, in Nature, Season 27, Episode 8 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 53 mins
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Nature, Season 27, Episode 10, Frogs: The Thin Green Line
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directed by Allison Argo, fl. 1990; produced by Thirteen Productions, in Nature, Season 27, Episode 10 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 53 mins
It is the greatest mass extinction since the dinosaurs. Population by population, species by species, amphibians are vanishing off the face of the Earth. Despite international alarm and a decade and a half of scientists scrambling for answers, the steady hemorrhaging of amphibians continues like a leaky faucet tha...
directed by Allison Argo, fl. 1990; produced by Thirteen Productions, in Nature, Season 27, Episode 10 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 53 mins
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Nature, Season 29, Episode 2, Echo: An Elephant to Remember
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directed by Mike Birkhead, fl. 1997; produced by Mike Birkhead, fl. 1997, Thirteen Productions, in Nature, Season 29, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2010), 53 mins
Echo, the remarkable matriarch of a family of elephants in Kenya’s Amboseli National Park, was most studied elephant in the world, the subject of several books and documentaries, including two NATURE films. For nearly four decades, elephant expert Cynthia Moss, and award-winning filmmaker Martyn Colbeck, were on...
directed by Mike Birkhead, fl. 1997; produced by Mike Birkhead, fl. 1997, Thirteen Productions, in Nature, Season 29, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2010), 53 mins
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Nature, Season 29, Episode 3, A Murder of Crows
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directed by Susan Fleming, 2010-2014; produced by Susan Fleming, 2010-2014, CBC Records, in Nature, Season 29, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2010), 53 mins
Although cultures around the world may regard the crow as a scavenger, bad omen, or simply a nuisance, this bad reputation might overshadow what could be regarded as the crow’s most striking characteristic – its intelligence. New research indicates that crows are among the brightest animals in the world. NATUR...
directed by Susan Fleming, 2010-2014; produced by Susan Fleming, 2010-2014, CBC Records, in Nature, Season 29, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2010), 53 mins
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