The Resource Life story : many lives, one epic journey, Rupert Barrington and Mike Gunton with Miles Barton, Ian Gray and Tom Hugh-Jones ; foreword by David Attenborough

Life story : many lives, one epic journey, Rupert Barrington and Mike Gunton with Miles Barton, Ian Gray and Tom Hugh-Jones ; foreword by David Attenborough

Label
Life story : many lives, one epic journey
Title
Life story
Title remainder
many lives, one epic journey
Statement of responsibility
Rupert Barrington and Mike Gunton with Miles Barton, Ian Gray and Tom Hugh-Jones ; foreword by David Attenborough
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Through a series of fascinating and unforgettable stories, Life Story shows how different animals sometimes make surprising choices when they face the great challenges of survival. From growing up, as we see how albatrosses learn to fly and how octopuses perfect the art of using tools, to the elaborate courting rituals of puffer fish, peacock spiders, and more, each chapter provides an astonishing look at the most crucial moments in an animal's life. Each story is illustrated by striking pictures and extraordinary still sequences from the filming. The book also includes a chapter on the making of the show, explaining how the team captured the most intimate moments of these animals' lives, whether tracking them via helicopter or creating an under-sea studio. Packed with intimate animal photography and never-before-seen footage, this book is an astonishing portrait of the natural world's most extraordinary life-or-death moments
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Cataloging source
UKMGB
Dewey number
791.4566
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Life story : many lives, one epic journey, Rupert Barrington and Mike Gunton with Miles Barton, Ian Gray and Tom Hugh-Jones ; foreword by David Attenborough
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Life story : many lives, one epic journey, Rupert Barrington and Mike Gunton with Miles Barton, Ian Gray and Tom Hugh-Jones ; foreword by David Attenborough
Publication
Note
  • TV tie-in
  • "Accompanies the landmark BBC series"--Dust jacket
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
15687024
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Dimensions
27 cm
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Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9781849906647
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)894095080
  • (OCoLC)887940947

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