Speed of Life

Speed of Life

DVD - 2011
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So much of nature functions faster or slower, lighter or darker, larger or smaller than can be appreciated with the naked eye. The subtle nuances and hidden majesty of the natural world will now be revealed by using all of modern technology to manipulate time, light, and size in order to analyze the speed of life.
Publisher: [United States] : Discovery Channel, 2011
ISBN: 9780766251663
0766251667
Branch Call Number: DVD 778.93211 SPEED
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (129 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: Discovery Channel (Firm)

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johnsankey
Jan 20, 2015

Some neat photography but I was totally put off by the sound track: non-stop threatening sounds drowning out the commentary that itself tried to make everything sound threatening. Juvenile.

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Kevin28
Jan 08, 2012

Great wildlife film. Defiantly shud watch. Gives u a good understanding about the lives of some animals out there and wats its like to survive for them.

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dprodrig
Nov 22, 2011

Full of camera tricks, this set of videos is all about the beasts eating the beast, or being themselves then eaten. It's all about the big scary world of predators and catching them on film. One of the neatest sequences is the centipede who eats the brain of the gecko (maybe that's where the zombie virus comes from?) and then gets munched himself by a frog. Oh well, that's life. In this video you won't learn much about animal life cycles or their ecosystems... another cool thing was seeing the tadpoles jump out of their eggs to evade the snake.

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