Sea turtles are some of Earth’s most ancient and majesticcreatures. These remarkable reptiles travel open ocean for as many as 50 yearsand return to the very beach where they were born to lay eggs that are thefoundation of the next generation. The crew followed the turtles to capture thewonder of their habitat – from enormous breaching whales to playful sea lions,tiny sea horses and vibrant clown fish. Sea turtles remind us just howinterconnected we all are in this amazing world.
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In the vastness of the Pacific Ocean, there is a paradise unlike any other: theGalapagos Archipelago. Amongst these fascinating and remote volcanic islands,life has played out over millions of years in relative isolation. The result isa wonderland of nature, with a remarkable collection of plants and charismaticanimals that have all adapted to this unique environment. Meet giant half-tontortoises and marine iguanas that spit sea-salt from their noses. Dance withtropical albatrosses and hunt fishes with the colorful blue-footed boobies.Dive into the ocean with flightless cormorants and swim with tiny penguinsthousands of miles from their natural habitats. Galapagos 3D: Nature'sWonderland is a story of discovery, of survival against the odds, and ofnature's ingenuity, all brought to life in stunning 3D.
Amazon Adventure 3D tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Bates' fascinating 11year journey through the visually stunning and biodiverse Amazon rainforest asa young man who risks his life for science in the 1850's.
As in any great detective story, audienceswill experience, the compelling clues Bates unearths in his major discovery ofthe phenomenon of mimicry, whereby certain animals adopt the look of othersthat helps them deceive predators and gain an advantage to survive.
Little known to the public, Bates madeother crucial contributions to biology: identifying 8,000 species new toscience and most importantly, putting the first ever case for the creation of anew species, which Charles Darwin called the "beautiful proof" forNatural Selection.
Audiences will be wowed by themind-boggling examples of camouflage and mimicry and inspired by Bates' endlesscuriosity and determination to explore the wilds of nature from the time he wasa young boy.
Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers withthe unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses - in ourown backyards. Spanning a seasonal year around a suburban home, the filmdisplays a stunning array of unique wildlife images and behavior – all capturedby cameras mounted inside dens and nests, and moving along the forest floor andpond bottom, to reveal its inhabitants in rare and breathtaking intimacy.