The trials of life: a natural history of behaviour. - Part 1.

United Kingdom, 1989

Film
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Six half-hour episodes of David Attenborough’s series on animal behaviour, examining why creatures behave as they do and showing that their lives are a series of problems to be faced and overcome. The episodes are - 1. Arriving (on reproduction and birth) 2. Growing up (on parental protection) 3. Finding food (the interdependence of plants and animals) 4. Hunting & escaping (Attack and defence behaviour) 5. Living together (Companion species) 6. Home making (Burrows, nests etc. for safety).

Credits

producer

Peter Jones

production company

Turner Broadcasting System

ABC-TV (Australia)

BBC

Duration

03:00:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1989

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

37248

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Animal behavior

Animals & Wildlife → Animals - Habitations

Animals & Wildlife → Parental behavior in animals

Animals & Wildlife → Predatory animals

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Reproduction

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Reproduction

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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