Attenborough and the Sea Dragon

Attenborough and the Sea Dragon

DVD - 2019
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On the Jurassic Coast of England, a remarkable 200-million-year-old fossil is discovered - the bones of an Ichthyosaur, a giant sea dragon. David Attenborough joins the hunt to bring this ancient creature's story to life. Using state-of-the-art scanning and CGI, the team reconstructs the skeleton, creates the most detailed animation of an Ichthyosaur, and unravels an age-old murder mystery.
Publisher: [Alexandria, VA] : PBS Distribution, [2019]
Branch Call Number: QE862.I2 A88 2019
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (approximately 53 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
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4 3/4 in.,color
digital
optical
surround
Dolby Digital 5.1
NTSC
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DVD video
Region 1
Language Note: In English; English subtitles; English descriptive audio tracks for people with visual disabilities

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Derringer
Jul 16, 2019

Hosted by British broadcaster and natural historian, David Attenborough - "Sea Dragon" is really quite an interesting documentary that focuses its attention in on the fascinating discovery of a 200-million-year-old fossil belonging to the prehistoric sea-creature known as "Ichthyosaur" (which was recently uncovered just off the coast of England).

This educational, 1-hour presentation not only goes to great lengths to show the viewer what this awesome creature would actually look like with all of its skin on - But, it also gives one a good idea of this beast's ferocious eating habits and its fierce dominance of the sea, as well.

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ManMachine
Jul 13, 2019

In this intriguing "Prehistoric Monsters" documentary from the PBS Network we join up with British paleontologist, Chris Moore as he travels to the Jurassic Coast (just off Dorset, England) to uncover the fossil remains of a 200-million-year-old sea dragon of humongous proportions.

Through meticulous scanning procedures and state-of-the-art CGI reconstruction, we see (presented before our eyes) a truly awesome image of one of the mightiest and most ferocious predators to ever rule the sea.

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