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Sperm whale [videorecording] / produced by Windfall Films in association with Channel 4 ; produced and directed by Tom Mustill ; series producer, David Dugan.

Mustill, Tom. (Added Author). Dugan, David. (Added Author). Reeves, Matt, 1966- (Added Author). Reidenberg, Joy. (Added Author). Evans, Mark, 1962- (Added Author). Dawkins, Richard, 1941- (Added Author). Watt, Simon. (Added Author). Windfall Films (Firm) (Added Author). Channel Four (Great Britain) (Added Author). PBS Distribution (Firm) (Added Author).
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Morgan County Public Library - Martinsville DVD 599.5 SPE 8939 (Text) 78551000808939 DVD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781608836499
  • ISBN: 1608836495
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, 2012.

Content descriptions

General Note: "The following program contains graphic images of animal dissection, Viewer descretion advised"--Beginning of film.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Matt Reeves ; Scientific team: Joy Reidenberg, Mark Evans, Richard Dawkins, Simon Watt.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note: "Premiered January 18, 2012 on PBS"--PBS website.
Summary, etc.: "Most wildlife documentaries focus on animal behavior, but Inside Nature's Giants goes inside the largest animals on the planet to explore their anatomy, reveal their intricate inner workings and uncover their evolutionary secrets. In this episode, veterinary scientist Mark Evans and comparative anatomist Joy Reidenberg battle through the night against a rising tide to explore the mysteries of the largest predator on Earth--the Sperm Whale. Despite their enormous size, we know very little about Sperm Whales because their lives are normally hidden deep beneath the waves. Can this award-winning team successfully dissect the answer to how these whales can survive hour-long dives of over a thousand meters with just one gulp of air, in conditions that would freeze our blood and crush our bones?"--Container.
Target Audience Note: "Rating: TV-PG"--PBS website.
System Details Note: DVD; English stereo, Region 1, NTSC.
Language Note: Subtitled in English (SDH) for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: Sperm whale.
Whales > Dissection.
Whales > Anatomy.
Veterinary dissection.
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Nonfiction television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Nature television programs.

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