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Title Africa. Sahara [videorecording] / A BBC/Discovery Channel/CCTV9/France Television co-production ; BBC Worldwide Ltd. ; British Broadcasting Corporation ; BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc. ; producer, Matthew Wright.

Imprint Silver Springs, Md. : Discovery Education, 2013.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, DVDs Non-Fiction    J 591.754 AFR    Available
Description 1 videodisc (44 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Discovery education. Science
Discovery education. Science.
Audience Grades 3-12.
Credits Music composed by Sarah Class and performed by BBC Concert Orchestra.
Performer Narrator, Forest Whitaker.
Contents Barbary macaques: life on the margins -- Sandstorms: ancient apocalypse -- Grévy's Zebra: defending territory -- The Sahara Desert: ghosts of a greener time -- Naked mole rats: queens of the underground -- Barn swallows: journey into the Sahara -- Camels: ships of the desert -- Dung beetle: heavy lifting -- Nile crocodile: king of the oasis -- Saharan silver ants: desert efficiency -- Barn swallows: feasting on flies -- Sand dunes: shifting landscape -- Resurrection plant: seeking water.
System Details DVD.
Summary Covering one third of the African continent, the Sahara Desert can be one of the most unforgiving environments on Earth. With shifting sand dunes, heat-induced mirages, and salt water oases, a thirsty traveler could easily become disoriented. It may appear to be devoid of all life, but the world's hottest desert is home to Earth's most breathtaking moments. NOTE: Program content portrays animals in their natural environment and may be disturbing or inappropriate for some. Preview before showing.
Subject Desert animals -- Sahara.
Animals -- Africa.
Natural history -- Africa.
Sahara.
Desert ecology -- Africa.
Genre/Form Children's films.
Documentary television programs.
Nature television programs.
Educational television programs.
Added Author Wright, Matthew.
Class, Sarah.
Whitaker, Forest.
BBC Concert Orchestra.
Discovery Communications.
Discovery Education (Firm)
Added Title Sahara [videorecording]
ISBN 9781618286581
1618286587
Standard No. 743252248126
Music No. DC024812 Discovery Education

 
    
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