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African Animal Alphabet
African Animal Alphabet
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Animals and Nature

Antelopes leap! Elephants roam! Lions stalk and zebras gallop! Wild creatures from all over the African continent scamper through the pages of this delightful book, giving beginning readers a fascinating way to learn the alphabet while discovering some of their favorite animals. Award-winning filmmakers and photographers Dereck and Beverly Joubert bring their vivid images of African wildlife to this superbly engaging alphabet book.

Readers will find brief that text offers basic information about each animal alongside each letter and the corresponding wildlife photo. In some cases, more than one creature represents a particular letter. In a market filled with animal books, this high-interest choice stands out for the power of its photography, the track record of its authors who have won critical acclaim for previous children’s titles, the tremendous kid-appeal of African animals, and the proven reliability of the National Geographic brand.


$16.95
National Geographic Ultimate Nature DVD Collection Deluxe Edition
National Geographic Ultimate Nature DVD Collection Deluxe Edition
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Category: DVDs/Animals and Nature/Nature and Environment

Escape into the wild with this stunning anthology featuring ten of National Geographic’s award-winning nature and wildlife specials. This Deluxe Edition collectible set captures never-before-seen moments of our planet’s most magnificent creatures and places in over ten hours of riveting entertainment.


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Classic: Lions of the African Night DVD Exclusive
Classic: Lions of the African Night DVD Exclusive
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Category: DVDs/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

More than three years in the making, Lions of the African Night reveals the savage secrets of Africa after dark. As night descends on the bushveld, a pride of 30 lions begins its nightly search for prey. Baboons snuggle in tree tops, big-eyed apes leap from limb to limb, and the chorus of the small creatures adds to the drama of the nocturnal hunt. Lions of the African Night will surprise you with a startling look at the behavior of lions as the pride stalks wildebeest, warthog, and zebra in the struggle to fight off hunger, their constant enemy.


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National Geographic Readers: Great Migrations: Amazing Animal Journeys
National Geographic Readers: Great Migrations: Amazing Animal Journeys
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Animals and Nature

Every year like clockwork, animals both big and small are driven by a natural instinct to move, in order to survive. On both land and sea, they fight the odds and the forces of nature to breed, feed, or lead and carry on for future generations. This reader is an introduction to the treacherous trek of the zebra, walrus, and Christmas Island red crab to overcome obstacles that include hungry cheetahs, stinging yellow crazy ants, and even their fellow species to make the often impossible journey of their lives.


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African Critters
African Critters
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Animals and Nature

With a dramatic first-person narrative and close-up photos that brings kids into the thick of the action, National Geographic photographer Robert B. Haas gives us a rare glimpse into the struggles for survival in the African wilderness.


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National Geographic Secrets of the African Wild DVD Collection
National Geographic Secrets of the African Wild DVD Collection
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Category: DVDs/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

National Geographic travels to the heart of Africa to reveal up-close encounters and intimate stories of lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants, and buffalo in the wild in this collection of eight of our most acclaimed specials.


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World's Weirdest DVD-R
World's Weirdest DVD-R
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Category: DVDs/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

This amazing series showcases the strangest, freakiest, weirdest, and just plain "out of this world" behaviors in the animal kingdom. From animals that develop their babies in their mothers back skin; to strange adaptations that enable creatures to survive in extreme environments; to alien-looking body parts and camouflage, this series will cover it all. Each episode focuses on a single environment (land; sea; air).


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I Dreamed of Flying Like a Bird
I Dreamed of Flying Like a Bird
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Animals and Nature

Climb aboard a helicopter with National Geographic photographer Robert Haas and journey all over the world in search of wild animals and exotic places. Cruise over the savanna grasslands of Africa and watch from above as lions hunt buffalos, one of the few "fair fights" in the African wilderness. Enjoy the spectacle as brilliant pink flamingos run faster and faster along the surface of the water before taking off and landing to form the perfect shape of a huge flamingo. Track muddy footprints across a rain-drenched salt pan to find a lone wildebeest that joins a herd of zebras. Even catch a glimpse of a large group of sharks that glide silently through shallow water in search of their next meal.


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Africa's Lost Eden DVD
Africa's Lost Eden DVD
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It was once known as ‘the place where Noah left his Ark’: 1,500 square miles of lush floodplains in central Mozambique, packed with wild animals. But 15 years of civil war has taken a heavy toll—and many species have been almost completely wiped out.


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Great Migrations Children's Book
Great Migrations Children's Book
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Great herds of zebra thundering across the African plain... fragile butterflies traveling unbelievable distances... family groups of whales coursing through the waves. Many kinds of animals make annual migrations, and their stories reveal incredible strength and will to survive. These treks are magnificently documented in Great Migrations, the children's illustrated companion to the 7-hour National Geographic television special of the same name.


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Wild on Tape DVD Exclusive
Wild on Tape DVD Exclusive
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They're wild, unleashed, and ready for primetime—animals captured on tape in rare, unique, and often spontaneous situations. With natural habitats shrinking and camera use expanding, it's not surprising that nature and technology have collided to produce some of the most compelling videos ever recorded. National Geographic travels the globe to get the stories behind these amazing videos and meet the experts who will deconstruct the footage and offer startling insights up-close, personal and Wild on Tape.


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The Last Lions DVD
The Last Lions DVD
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Category: DVDs/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

National Geographic’s wildlife adventure movie, The Last Lions, tells the suspense-filled tale of a determined lioness ready to try anything to keep her family alive. Created by pioneering filmmakers Dereck and Beverly Joubert, this beautifully shot film tells the tale of Ma di Tau (“Mother of Lions”) and her fragile cubs as they must take a perilous journey through raging fire, rival prides, croc-infested rivers, and deadly buffalo in order to survive.


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The Lion Ranger DVD-R
The Lion Ranger DVD-R
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Category: DVDs/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife


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Great Migrations 3-DVD Set
Great Migrations 3-DVD Set
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Category: DVDs/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

National Geographic Channel’s groundbreaking series Great Migrations explores the massive movement of animal populations around the planet. The project chronicles these inspirational, often harrowing journeys that are marked by unforgiving odds, and what it means to move like your life depends on it. Wildebeests, zebras, red crabs, Mali elephants, walruses, monarch butterflies, jellyfish, and whale sharks will all be on display, and the production crew traveled some 420,000 miles, filming hundreds of stories in more than 20 countries. Using new science and technology, the series reveals how animals make death-defying journeys to survive. Great Migrations is the largest undertaking of its kind in the National Geographic Society’s 120-year history. The seven-hour miniseries premieres globally in fall 2010. National Geographic’s net proceeds support vital exploration, conservation, research, and education.


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Great Migrations 2-Blu-Ray Disc Set
Great Migrations 2-Blu-Ray Disc Set
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Category: DVDs/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

National Geographic Channel’s groundbreaking series Great Migrations explores the massive movement of animal populations around the planet. The project chronicles these inspirational, often harrowing journeys that are marked by unforgiving odds, and what it means to move like your life depends on it. Wildebeests, zebras, red crabs, Mali elephants, walruses, monarch butterflies, jellyfish, and whale sharks will all be on display, and the production crew traveled some 420,000 miles, filming hundreds of stories in more than 20 countries. Using new science and technology, the series reveals how animals make death-defying journeys to survive. Great Migrations is the largest undertaking of its kind in the National Geographic Society’s 120-year history. The seven-hour miniseries premieres globally in fall 2010. National Geographic’s net proceeds support vital exploration, conservation, research, and education.


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Great Migrations: Official Companion Book
Great Migrations: Official Companion Book
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Category: Books/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

With more than 250 color photographs, at turns arresting and gorgeous, this stunning companion includes all of the epic animal dramas that are featured in the unprecedented high definition television event to air on the National Geographic Channel. In a world of changing global temperatures both on land and in the sea, the annual migrations of animals include amazing stories of incredible strength and the will to survive. Capitalizing on new technology and the subsequent means of tracking animals, pioneering scientists have uncovered new details that help us to understand a world in constant motion. In this magnificent companion to the groundbreaking 7-hour miniseries, animal journeys are illustrated with images by National Geographic-caliber photographers and with iconic stills from the film. Informational sidebars throughout the book highlight new technology, preeminent scientists and photographers in the field, and the backstories behind the memorable seven-part documentary.


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Eternal Enemies: Lions & Hyenas DVD
Eternal Enemies: Lions & Hyenas DVD
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Category: DVDs/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

Never-before-seen footage, much of it filmed at night, takes you into the mysterious world of Botswana's lions and hyenas. Their intense, even vicious, clashes go beyond competition, almost as if the animals were nurturing a blood feud.


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Cats Wars: Lion vs. Cheetah DVD-R
Cats Wars: Lion vs. Cheetah DVD-R
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Category: DVDs/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

After filming one of the most unusual attacks ever seen in the African savannah—four cheetahs being brutally attacked by two male lions—filmmaker Reinhard "Leo" Kuenkel joins forces with world-renowned lion expert Craig Packer to decipher what happened during this incredible take down, and more importantly, why it happened in the first place. They go frame by frame though the footage of the fight to break the details of the attack, and place them in the context of what they know about the way these animals act. Along the way, Kuenkel and Packer make some stunning revelations about the dark relationship between lions and cheetahs, and perhaps finally explain one of the last great African wildlife mysteries.


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Gabon: The Last Eden DVD
Gabon: The Last Eden DVD
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Gabon is an unlikely Eden where relentless predators stalk prey in lush forests, and primates, who have not yet learned to fear man, live right alongside forest elephants. Against all odds, one visionary African leader and a group of dedicated scientists defied the conventional wisdom that insists oil and logging are the only way to bring prosperity to an impoverished land. Out of the wild they created 13 new national parks—and are now developing an eco-tourism industry to sustain them. Gabon: The Last Eden tells this amazing story with stunning footage— silverback gorillas defending territory, mandrill baboons' faces splashed with day-glow color, and hippos wallowing in the ocean—exploring one of the planet's last true wildernesses and what is being done to save it.


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Mystery Gorillas & Search for the Great Apes DVD Double Feature
Mystery Gorillas & Search for the Great Apes DVD Double Feature
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In this double feature, National Geographic explores the amazing and secret world of the great apes.


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Safari
Safari
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Category: Books/Kids Books and Atlases/Animals and Nature

Safari day dawns on the Savannah. The African light gives the sky colors seen nowhere else on Earth. Soon, an amazing array of wild animals are yawning, screeching, and growling to life. Meet the elephants, lions, giraffes, zebras, hippos, and the laughing hyenas of the wilderness and find out who's friends with whom and why!


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Superpride DVD Exclusive
Superpride DVD Exclusive
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Category: DVDs/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

The Serengeti in northern Tanzania is one of the world's last great wildlife refuges, teeming with crocs, leopards, cheetahs—and one of the biggest lion populations in Africa, with approximately 3,500 lions in 300 prides. But one pride looms large in the Serengeti kingdom: a single dynasty ruling the plains to which hundreds of lions trace their roots. Experience the Serengeti through their eyes and discover how this great pride is exploding in size.


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Monster Fish of the Congo DVD Exclusive
Monster Fish of the Congo DVD Exclusive
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Deep in the heart of Africa, an elusive man-sized predator known as the tiger fish prowls the waters of one of the most powerful rivers. While locals believe this ravenous relative of the piranha is cursed, scientists believe the fearsome fish may hold the key to understanding the evolution of an extraordinary array of bizarre creatures found throughout the Congo. Journey into Africa's Congo River Basin as National Geographic embarks on a treacherous expedition to find out what powerful environmental forces created the tiger fish and to reveal the array of fantastic creatures that also inhabit this underwater Eden.


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Jane Goodall: My Life with Chimpanzees DVD Exclusive
Jane Goodall: My Life with Chimpanzees DVD Exclusive
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Probably no one knows chimpanzees better than Jane Goodall. She lived with them in the African Forest for over thirty years! Come visit Jane in Tanzania and meet some amazing human like chimps; there's dignified David Graybeard, who dives into Jane's box of bananas, and Grandma Flo who shows Jane how a chimp cares for her babies. You'll see chimps battling it out to be leader of the pack and watch a clever baby chimp scoop up fresh termites with a stem of grass. Watch Jane talk "chimp speak" and see how everyday brings new surprises in My Life With Chimpanzees.


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The Unlikely Leopard DVD
The Unlikely Leopard DVD
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From acclaimed filmmakers Dereck and Beverly Joubert, The Unlikely Leopard is the coming of age story of a young male leopard with a distinct personality. Join National Geographic as we follow this leopard through his life stages, from clumsy cub and stubborn teenager to independent adult. Get an extraordinary, up-close view into this leopard’s life from when he is a few weeks old to when he has to move away from his mother and off into the wide world, living on his instincts and adapting to his oversized paws and lack of experience.


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The Last Lions Blu-ray Disc
The Last Lions Blu-ray Disc
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Category: DVDs/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

National Geographic’s wildlife adventure movie, The Last Lions, tells the suspense-filled tale of a determined lioness ready to try anything to keep her family alive. Created by pioneering filmmakers Dereck and Beverly Joubert, this beautifully shot film tells the tale of Ma di Tau (“Mother of Lions”) and her fragile cubs as they must take a perilous journey through raging fire, rival prides, croc-infested rivers, and deadly buffalo in order to survive.


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National Geographic Readers: Great Migrations: Elephants
National Geographic Readers: Great Migrations: Elephants
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This exciting reader follows the story of the longest and the most demanding elephant migration on the planet. Living at the furthest corners of the hot and dry Sahara Desert, the very margins of where elephants can survive, hundreds of these great creatures make a dangerous but necessary journey as their main source of food and water dries up and they must go in search of more. Battling 120-degree heat, sandstorms, and fierce thunderstorms, these amazing animals travel 35 miles a day in a race against time in search of the bare essentials of life.


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Cannibal Hippos DVD Exclusive
Cannibal Hippos DVD Exclusive
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The mysterious death of hundreds of hippos at the Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda sparks a "whodunit" on an international scale. What begins with the unusual discovery of two dead hippos escalates out of control and within a matter of months, hundreds of corpses litter a pristine African wildlife channel. As the body count rises, an international team of scientific investigators struggle to find the cause.


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Reflections on Elephants DVD Exclusive
Reflections on Elephants DVD Exclusive
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Category: DVDs/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

Join renowned wildlife filmmakers Dereck and Beverly Joubert as they capture the drama of Africa's largest free-roaming elephant herds on their timeless journey across the bush country of northern Botswana. Two years in the making, this remarkable documentary reveals extraordinary elephant behavior never before filmed. You'll see the rare adoption of an abandoned infant, the organized rescue of a calf in danger or drowning, and the haunting way bull elephants mourn the death of an aged companion. You'll also witness an encounter between a young elephant and adolescent lions that even surprised the filmmakers. Come with National Geographic on a journey you'll never forget—to a place where nature still rules and the elephant is king.


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The Last Lions Book
The Last Lions Book
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Category: Books/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

A symbol of mythic potency, the African lion has ruled the human imagination for millennia. But in Botswana's Okavango Delta, the world's most awe-inspiring hunters are challenged not only by their waterlogged territory, but also by their formidable prey—the buffalo—who wield their massive horns with deadly accuracy. Pulsing with ancient rhythms of wild Africa, this harsh and eternal struggle is compelling, powerful, and poignant. Award-winning filmmakers and National Geographic Explorers-in-Residence Beverly and Dereck Joubert, give us an unforgettable glimpse of this iconic drama in the official companion book to their feature film, The Last Lions, and warn that due to declining numbers of lions in the wild, it may soon end forever.


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