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Classic: Rain Forest DVD Exclusive

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The tropical rain forests of the world are home to nearly half the animal species on earth—an estimated five million different life forms. More than 100 inches of rainfall each year sustain this lush environment, where some of the most fascinating examples of natural adaptation can be found. Journey to the dense rain forests of Costa Rica and watch as leaf-cutting ants carry sections of leaves many times their weight to underground fungus gardens, a basilisk lizard walks on water, and howler monkeys bask in the sun. Fascinating and thought-provoking, this film is an eloquent warning of the natural wonders we stand to lose on a world scale if human encroachment of the world's rain forests continues.


Not available for shipment outside of the U.S. and Canada.


  • © 1993
  • 1 disc; 60 minutes

National Geographic DVD Exclusives

For the first time ever, National Geographic presents its programming in DVD-R format. Available exclusively through this site, you can now own more of our award-winning specials and documentaries in a high-quality DVD format.


How our DVDs and DVD-Rs Differ

Customers who purchase programs in the NG DVD Exclusives Library will receive a non-interactive, play only disc. There is no chaptering information on these DVDs, but there are chapter marks approximately every five minutes, which make it easy to fast forward through a program. The DVD-R format provides the digital video and audio quality you expect from all of our DVDs.


NOTE: The NG DVD Exclusives titles are not closed-captioned. We apologize for any inconvenience this limitation may cause.


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Classic: Rain Forest DVD Exclusive
 
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5.0

very informative

By alice

from los angeles california

About Me Movie Buff

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Pros

  • Broad Appeal
  • Entertaining
  • Good Resource
  • Informative
  • Relevant
  • Reliable Research

Cons

    Best Uses

    • At Home
    • Perfect Gift
    • Travel

    Comments about Classic: Rain Forest DVD Exclusive:

    This is a great gift for a college graduate who is trying to find him/herself

     
    4.0

    Great for RF study with 4th graders

    By TNTeacher

    from Tennessee

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Informative
    • Relevant

    Cons

    • A little slow at times
    • Dvd skipped

    Best Uses

    • Adult Viewers
    • Students over 10 yrs

    Comments about Classic: Rain Forest DVD Exclusive:

    I have used this video for years with fourth graders to give them a visual image of the rain forest and its plants and animals. It is very informative, although it moves a little slowly for kids that age at times. It shows the dark understory and forest floor, interesting and unique animals and plants, and the ecosystem of the forest well and that keeps their interest. Unfortunately, the DVD was very slow to start and began to skip like a broken record until I fast-forwarded past the beginning. It may be incompatibility with my old DVD player, however.
    It is good enough that I ordered the DVD to replace a VHS I had used for a long time.

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