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Ken Burns: The National Parks: America's Best Idea Poster

Ken Burns: The National Parks: America's Best Idea

2009 | NR | 4.1 out of 5 Stars

The award-winning documentarian turns his insight and cameras to the history and breathtaking splendor of America's national parks. The words of early naturalists and modern advocates accompany panoramas of Yosemite, Glacier, Redwood and other parks.
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Ken Burns: The National Parks: America's Best Idea Poster

Ken Burns: The National Parks: America's Best Idea

2009 | NR | 4.1 out of 5 Stars

Trace the history of American national parks with director Ken Burns's rousing documentary, which recounts how remarkable heroes fought to preserve nature for all people and offers striking views from Yosemite, Yellowstone and other stunning locales. Narrated by Peter Coyote, this Emmy-nominated program also features the voices of talented actors like Tom Hanks, Andy Garcia, John Lithgow, George Takei and Sam Waterston.
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National Geographic: American Serengeti Poster

National Geographic: American Serengeti

2010 | NR | 4.0 out of 5 Stars

This beautifully filmed documentary takes viewers on a journey to the past -- and future -- of America's Great Plains as it traces a conservation project to re-create a region filled with bison, grizzly bears, wolves, prairie dogs and more. Tom Selleck narrates the story of the impressive effort to establish a one-million-acre wildlife reserve, and a CGI segment illustrates the projected results in stunning visual detail.
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National Geographic: Appalachian Trail Poster

National Geographic: Appalachian Trail

2009 | NR | 3.9 out of 5 Stars

Stretching approximately 2,175 miles, the Appalachian Trail is the longest marked trail in the country, hiked in part by some 4 million people each year. National Geographic straps on the boots to explore the splendors of this celebrated route. Marked by challenging climbs, sweeping vistas and dense forests, the mountainous trail is kept healthy and wild thanks to the efforts of countless conservationists, volunteers and scientists.
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National Geographic: Climbing Redwood Giants Poster

National Geographic: Climbing Redwood Giants

2009 | NR | 3.9 out of 5 Stars

Ancient and majestic, the Pacific coast's redwoods tower more than 300 feet above the forest floor. Join redwoods researcher Steve Sillett for a unique, vertical tour of these giants, climbing their trunks and exploring their massive crowns. Aerial laser surveys reveal hidden ecosystems and strange predators living in the forest canopy. Meanwhile, back on the ground, explorer Mike Fay charts the past and assesses the future of these primeval trees.
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Turtle: The Incredible Journey Poster

Turtle: The Incredible Journey

2011 | NR | 3.9 out of 5 Stars

Attempting a perilous odyssey its ancestors have undertaken for millions of years, one loggerhead turtle swims from a beach in Florida across the Atlantic Ocean, encountering stunning sea creatures as well as serious hazards created by modern man.
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National Geographic: Extreme Alaska: Denali National Park Poster

National Geographic: Extreme Alaska: Denali National Park

2007 | NR | 3.9 out of 5 Stars

Spanning an awe-inspiring 6 million acres of wilderness, located just 200 miles from the Arctic Circle, Alaska's Denali National Park is home to Mount McKinley, the tallest mountain in North America. Journey from the subarctic vistas of the frozen tundra to the seemingly endless taiga forest, and get up close and personal with the wolves, grizzlies, moose and other creatures that call this natural wonder home.
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National Geographic: Secret Yellowstone Poster

National Geographic: Secret Yellowstone

2007 | NR | 3.9 out of 5 Stars

National Geographic cameras capture unseen aspects of magnificent Yellowstone -- America's oldest national park and among the most visited, though only 10 percent of its massive acreage is known and traveled. Viewers journey through the ecosystem's untamed beauty to sites tourists never see, including a 20-mile-long canyon and newly discovered waterfalls. The documentary also focuses on the effects of restoring Yellowstone's wolf population.
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National Geographic: Tigers of the Snow Poster

National Geographic: Tigers of the Snow

1997 | NR | 3.9 out of 5 Stars

The Siberian tiger, the biggest cat on Earth, once roamed northern Asia's wide ranges. With the remaining 300 tigers now living in a tiny region on the Sea of Japan, Russian and American scientists have banded together to study and protect the endangered creature. Tigers of the Snow follows the scientists as they track the cats from helicopters, brave a mother's fury to tag her offspring and strive to breed the magnificent beasts in captivity.
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Chased by Dinosaurs: Three Walking with Dinosaurs Adventures Poster

Chased by Dinosaurs: Three Walking with Dinosaurs Adventures

2003 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

Thrill-seeking zoologist Nigel Marven teleports back in time for front-row seats to the battles between some of history's most ferocious predators and their gigantic prey, including sea scorpions and giant squid.
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Walking with Monsters: Life Before Dinosaurs Poster

Walking with Monsters: Life Before Dinosaurs

2005 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

This Emmy-winning program takes you back to a time when gargantuan fish, reptiles and sea scorpions ruled the earth. The journey that began more than 500 million years ago charts the evolution of some of the planet's most extraordinary creatures.
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National Geographic: Thunderbeast Poster

National Geographic: Thunderbeast

2006 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

National Geographic's documentary television series reveals the American buffalo's keen survival skills, from the all-important mating season, which occurs in late summer, to seemingly larger-than-life encounters with grizzly bears and wolves. The program, which took eight years to create, includes footage of these incredible beasts getting through perilous winters, maintaining their diets and more.
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National Geographic: Civil War Gold Poster

National Geographic: Civil War Gold

2004 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

In 1865, a fierce hurricane sank the SS Republic, a steamship carrying a fortune in gold and silver. National Geographic tags along as deep-sea excavators and explorers uncover the mysteries of the vessel from its watery grave in the Atlantic.
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National Geographic: Ultimate Crocodile Poster

National Geographic: Ultimate Crocodile

2007 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

This documentary television series from National Geographic is centered on the mega-predator "saltie," an enormous, ancient saltwater crocodile that boasts considerable heart and brainpower -- found only in Southeast Asia and Australia. Footage includes a croc attacking campers in Queensland, crocodiles adjusting to captivity at a farm in Darwin, the "birth" of baby crocs, crocs' sunbathing habits and more.
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National Geographic: Secret Yosemite Poster

National Geographic: Secret Yosemite

2007 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

Yosemite is America's most frequently visited national park, but much of it remains untamed. Thanks to this National Geographic documentary, viewers can venture into Yosemite's spectacular wilderness to marvel at natural wonders tourists never see. The journey through nearly 700,000 acres features breathtaking waterfalls, giant sequoias, the towering El Capitan rock formation and the park's wild denizens, including black bears, bats and foxes.
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Chased by Dinosaurs: Three Walking with Dinosaurs Adventures Poster

Chased by Dinosaurs: Three Walking with Dinosaurs Adventures

2003 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

Thrill-seeking zoologist Nigel Marven teleports back in time to track down the owner of "The Giant Claw." Then, in "Land of the Giants," it's on to prehistoric South America, where Nigel has front-row seats at a battle between history's largest predator and its gigantic prey. In "Sea Monsters," Nigel confronts sea scorpions, giant squid, huge armored fish and a very hungry (and testy) 60-foot Mosasaur.
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Walking with Monsters: Life Before Dinosaurs Poster

Walking with Monsters: Life Before Dinosaurs

2005 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

This Emmy-winning program takes you 500 million years back in time -- when gargantuan fish, reptiles and sea scorpions ruled the earth -- on an incredible journey that charts the evolution of some of the planet's most extraordinary creatures.
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National Geographic: Lewis and Clark: Great Journey West Poster

National Geographic: Lewis and Clark: Great Journey West

2002 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

Sent by President Jefferson to find the fabled Northwest Passage, Lewis and Clark led the most courageous and important expedition in American history. Journey with them across a breath-taking landscape for an experience that explores the history -- and the promise -- of America.
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National Geographic: Sky Monsters Poster

National Geographic: Sky Monsters

2006 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

Thanks to Jurassic Park, T-rexes and raptors gained notoriety, but pterosaurs? In this fascinating program, a little-known dinosaur that could fly despite its considerable mass is resurrected via stunning CGI graphics and impressive engineering. A particularly thrilling segment follows scientists as they test-drive a life-sized mechanical model of the giant lizard to learn how such a large animal could lift itself into the air.
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Allosaurus: A Walking with Dinosaurs Special Poster

Allosaurus: A Walking with Dinosaurs Special

2001 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

This moving film centers on the existence of a dinosaur that lived millions of years ago. Uncovered in Wyoming, Big Al -- the most intact Allosaurus skeleton ever found -- gave experts an exceptional look at what this unique dinosaur may have experienced on earth. With incredible special effects and astounding insights, Allosaurus is an impressive and touching look at the world's largest beasts.
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Animal Atlas: Animal Mysteries Poster

Animal Atlas: Animal Mysteries

2009 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

How can a kangaroo hop over an obstacle the size of a car? How can a giraffe hide its giant body in the wild? If you love learning about the amazing things animals do, look no further than this series that teaches kids about animal "mysteries."
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National Geographic: Big Sur: Wild California Poster

National Geographic: Big Sur: Wild California

2010 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

National Geographic offers another breathtaking documentary with this in-depth exploration of the glorious Big Sur area on the California coast, featuring stunning cinematography and expert commentary highlighting three native species. You'll revel in the high flight of California condors, the playful antics of sea otters and the secret habits of mountain lions while learning their importance to one another and the unique ecosystem.
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National Geographic: Dinosaur Hunters: Secrets of the Gobi Desert Poster

National Geographic: Dinosaur Hunters: Secrets of the Gobi Desert

2002 | NR | 3.6 out of 5 Stars

Join scientists from the American Museum of National History and the Mongolian Academy of Sciences on a daring expedition as they uncover a treasure trove of oviraptor fossils in the forbidding Gobi Desert, shattering long-held myths about this dinosaur's behavior. Through spectacular on-location filming and state-of-the-art computer animation, National Geographic takes you on a journey to a lost world.
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National Geographic: Antarctic Wildlife Adventure Poster

National Geographic: Antarctic Wildlife Adventure

1991 | NR | 3.6 out of 5 Stars

Accompanying a husband-and-wife team of naturalists aboard the 50-foot schooner &NFi;Damien II&NFi_;, this National Geographic program journeys through the northern tip of Antarctica to peer into the heart of penguin country. As viewers observe a fascinating and highly functional avian society, they'll also spy breathtaking natural formations and a variety of ocean creatures, including humpback whales, elephant seals and more.
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Schoolhouse Rock!: Earth Poster

Schoolhouse Rock!: Earth

2009 | NR | 3.5 out of 5 Stars

Classic "Schoolhouse Rock!" cartoons take on a brand-new attitude in this collection of animated music videos featuring green-themed songs penned to celebrate Earth Day. Kids will have a blast &NFi;and&NFi_; learn that conservation is important.
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