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The Incredible Journey of the Butterflies

(DVD - 2009)
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The Incredible Journey of the Butterflies
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Every year monarch butterflies migrate across North America to a remote area of Mexico. This presentation discusses how the butterflies navigate and endure the long journey and takes you to the locations they call home.
Statement of Responsibility: produced by Primitive Entertainment and Films à Trois in co-production with the National Film Board of Canada ; produced in association with Centre National de la Cinématographie ; directed by Nick de Pencier ; narration written by Elizabeth Arledge ; produced for NOVA by Elizabeth Arldege
Title: The incredible journey of the butterflies
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Publisher: [United States] : PBS Video, 2009
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (56 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
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Notes: Special features: printable materials for educators (PDF files)
Based on the book Four wings and a prayer by Sue Halpern
With the participation of Ministry of Research (France), PROCIREP/ANGOA, France 2, NHK, Planète Câble, the Documentary Channel and the Canadian Television Fund
Edited and rewritten version of the 2007 documentary film 'Four wings and a prayer, ' with some new material
Originally broadcast as an episode of the television program Nova on Jan. 27, 2009
Contents: 1. Birth of a monarch
2. Soaring over land and lakes
3. Destination Mexico
4. An endangered refuge
5. Gathering flocks
6. An awesome spectacle
Credits: Narrated by Stockard Channing ; edited by Jon Neuberger, Christopher Donaldson, Robert Swartz ; camera, Étienne Carton de Grammont, Erich Roland ; music, Jorge Arriagada.
Performers: Narrated by Stockard Channing.
Summary: Every year monarch butterflies migrate across North America to a remote area of Mexico. This presentation discusses how the butterflies navigate and endure the long journey and takes you to the locations they call home.
Audience: Not rated
System Details: DVD; NTSC; Region 1; widescreen
Other Language: Closed-captioned; optional described video for the hearing impaired
Subject Headings: Mexico Environmental degradation Monarch butterflies Migration Monarch butterflies Life cycle Butterflies Research North America Insects Monarch butterfly Migration
Genre/Form: Wildlife television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Documentary television programs
Nature television programs
Topical Term: Monarch butterflies
Monarch butterflies
Butterflies
Insects
Monarch butterfly
Publisher No: WG43149
ISBN: 9781593758950
Branch Call Number: DVD 595.789 I
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Sep 26, 2011
  • frosty2 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Amazing....don't forget to read the print material

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