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Nature's Great Events, 1, The Great Melt
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produced by Justin Anderson, fl. 2001, Discovery Channel, Wanda Films and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Nature's Great Events, 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 50 mins
The summer melt of Arctic ice provides opportunities for millions of animals, including narwhal, beluga whales, families of Arctic foxes and vast colonies of seabirds. But for polar bears it's the toughest time of year. The melting ice makes it harder for them to hunt and threatens their survival. In the river sha...
produced by Justin Anderson, fl. 2001, Discovery Channel, Wanda Films and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Nature's Great Events, 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 50 mins
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Nature's Great Events, 2, The Great Salmon Run
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produced by Jeff Turner, fl. 1992, Discovery Channel, Wanda Films and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Nature's Great Events, 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 49 mins
A spectacular natural event takes place in North America every year as hundreds of millions of salmon return from the Pacific Ocean to the mountain streams where they were born. The salmon must overcome fierce torrents and leap over waterfalls as they make their way upstream. The great run not only provides food f...
produced by Jeff Turner, fl. 1992, Discovery Channel, Wanda Films and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Nature's Great Events, 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 49 mins
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Nature's Great Events, 3, The Great Migration
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produced by Peter Bassett, fl. 1991, Discovery Channel, Wanda Films and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Nature's Great Events, 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 49 mins
Each year over a million wildebeest and zebra invade the Serengeti grasslands making it a paradise for the predators that live there. But what happens when the herds move off again? We follow the moving story of one lion family's struggle to survive until the return of the great migration. The Ntudu pride has seve...
produced by Peter Bassett, fl. 1991, Discovery Channel, Wanda Films and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Nature's Great Events, 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 49 mins
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Nature's Great Events, 4, The Great Tide
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produced by Hugh Pearson, fl. 2000, Discovery Channel, Wanda Films and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Nature's Great Events, 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 49 mins
A mighty army of dolphins, sharks, whales, seals and gannets hunt down billions of sardines along South Africa's east coast each winter. This is the Sardine Run: an underwater armageddon, the greatest gathering of predators anywhere on the planet, and the most spectacular event in the world's oceans. Pioneering a...
produced by Hugh Pearson, fl. 2000, Discovery Channel, Wanda Films and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Nature's Great Events, 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 49 mins
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Nature's Great Events, 5, The Great Flood
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produced by Peter Bassett, fl. 1991, Discovery Channel, Wanda Films and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Nature's Great Events, 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 50 mins
The Great Flood in the Okavango turns 4,000 square miles of arid plains into a beautiful wetland. Elephant mothers guide their families on an epic trek across the harsh Kalahari desert towards it, using their trunks to siphon fresh water from stagnant pools along the way. Hippos battle for territory, as the magica...
produced by Peter Bassett, fl. 1991, Discovery Channel, Wanda Films and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Nature's Great Events, 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 50 mins
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Nature's Great Events, 6, The Great Feast
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produced by Joe Stevens, fl. 2008 and Hugh Pearson, fl. 2000, Wanda Films, Discovery Channel and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Nature's Great Events, 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 49 mins
Every summer in the seas off Alaska humpback whales, sea lions and killer whales depend on an explosion of plant life, the plankton bloom. It transforms these seas into the richest on Earth. But will these animals survive to enjoy the great feast? Filmed from the surface, underwater and - for the first time - from...
produced by Joe Stevens, fl. 2008 and Hugh Pearson, fl. 2000, Wanda Films, Discovery Channel and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Nature's Great Events, 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 49 mins
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