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Nature, A Sloth Named Velcro
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produced by Ana Salceda, fl. 2009-2014, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY and BelugaSmile Productions, in Nature (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 53 mins
Sloths, once largely ignored, have become a hot topic of scientific researchers. Sanctuaries and rehabilitation centers are also springing up, as development often displaces these gentle creatures. Filmed in Panama, Costa Rica and Colombia, this is a story of friendship between a journalist and the sloth she named...
produced by Ana Salceda, fl. 2009-2014, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY and BelugaSmile Productions, in Nature (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 53 mins
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Nature, Animal Misfits
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produced by Gavin Boyland, fl. 2006-2014, British Broadcasting Corporation and WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, in Nature (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 53 mins
Alongside the fastest, strongest, smartest animals are nature’s misfits, odd, bizarre and unlikely creatures that at first glance seem ill-equipped for survival. Left at the starting line in the race for life, these are the apparent losers in the story of evolution, yet somehow they manage to cling to life and i...
produced by Gavin Boyland, fl. 2006-2014, British Broadcasting Corporation and WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, in Nature (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 53 mins
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Nature, Invasion of the Killer Whales
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directed by Ben Wallis, fl. 2005-2014; produced by Brian Leith, fl. 1983-2014, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY and NDR Naturfilm, in Nature (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 53 mins
As the ice shrinks in the Arctic, polar bears are struggling to survive in a fast melting world. Although classified a marine mammal, the polar bear is not adapted to hunting in the water. And it is certainly no match for the world’s greatest aquatic hunter — the killer whale. In the last few years, scientists...
directed by Ben Wallis, fl. 2005-2014; produced by Brian Leith, fl. 1983-2014, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY and NDR Naturfilm, in Nature (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 53 mins
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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 1, Episode 1, Pets-Wild at Heart: Playful Creatures
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directed by John Downer, fl. 1981; produced by Rob Pilley, fl. 2014-2014, Matthew Gordon, fl. 2014-2014 and Philip Dalton, fl. 2014-2104, Thirteen Productions, in Nature, Season 1, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2015), 53 mins
In the first of a two-part series, Playful Creatures investigates how our favorite pets get in touch with their wild side through play. Discover how the pastimes of parakeets, marathon-running hamsters, wall-climbing cats, revered rabbits, and Peruvian dogs are just a whisker away from the wild.
directed by John Downer, fl. 1981; produced by Rob Pilley, fl. 2014-2014, Matthew Gordon, fl. 2014-2014 and Philip Dalton, fl. 2014-2104, Thirteen Productions, in Nature, Season 1, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2015), 53 mins
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Nature, Season 1, Episode 2, Pets: Wild at Heart: Secretive Creatures
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directed by John Downer, fl. 1981; produced by Rob Pilley, fl. 2014-2014, Matthew Gordon, fl. 2014-2014 and Philip Dalton, fl. 2014-2104, Public Broadcasting Service, in Nature, Season 1, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2015), 53 mins
The second of a two-part series, Secretive Creatures looks into how our pets experience their world through hidden channels of communication revealed with ultra slow-motion, photography that makes smells visible, X-rays that reveal hidden powers, and ultraviolet light that brings out the best in birds.
directed by John Downer, fl. 1981; produced by Rob Pilley, fl. 2014-2014, Matthew Gordon, fl. 2014-2014 and Philip Dalton, fl. 2014-2104, Public Broadcasting Service, in Nature, Season 1, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2015), 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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