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Author Moore, Donald E., III

Title Zoology [(DVD) videorecording] : understanding the animal world / Dr. Donald E. Moore III.

Publication Info. Chantilly, VA : The Great Courses, [2017]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Great Courses  590 MOO    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Great Courses  590 MOO    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Great Courses  590 MOO    DUE 07-17-20
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Description 4 videodiscs (720 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (vi, 286 pages : black and white illustrations ; 15 cm)
digital optical rda
video file DVD rda
Filmed lectures lcgft
Series Great courses. Science & mathematics (Biology)
Great courses (DVD). Science & mathematics. Biology
Note Program contains twenty-four lectures; the length of each lecture is: approx. 30 min.
Performer Lecturer: Dr. Donald E Moore III, Director, Oregon Zoo ; Senior science advisor, Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute.
Contents Disc 1. What do zoologists do? -- Animal reproduction: genes and environment -- Mammal reproduction: pandas and cheetahs -- How animals raise their young -- Helpful corals, clams and crustaceans -- Bees, butterflies, and saving biodiversity. Disc 2. Deadly invertebrates: vectors and parasites -- Bony fish, skates, sharks and rays -- Amphibians, metamorphosis and ecology -- Reptiles: adaptations for living on land -- Beaks, claws and eating like a bird -- Form and function: bird nests and eggs. Disc 3. Taking to the sky: bird migration -- What makes a mammal? Hair, milk, and teeth -- Herbivore mammals: ruminanats and runners -- Carnivore mammals : feline, caninc and ursine -- Primate mammals: diverse forest dwellers -- Size structure and metabolism. Disc 4. Protection, support and homeostasis -- Animal energetics and the giant panda problem -- Etholoogy: studying animal behavior -- Think! How intelligent are animals? -- Combating disease in the animal kingdom -- Animal futures: frontiers in zoology.
System Details DVD
Language Closed captioned.
Subject Zoology -- Videodiscs.
Genre Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
DVD-Video discs.
ISBN 9781629974699
Standard No. 9781629974699 Great Courses
Music No. ID1226A (DVD) Great Courses
PB1266A (paperback) Great Courses
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