The life of American dinosaurs is seen in amazing detail. The Feathered Dromeosaurs (Raptors) debut on this film along with the bizarre Therizinosaur. Each story is compelling and ... See full summary »
This new, extra chapter of Walking with Dinosaurs (1999) focuses on an allosaurus later discovered in 1999 affectionately called "Big Al", who died as a late adolescent/early adult of six ... See full summary »
This two-part series, a sequel to Walking with Dinosaurs featured Nigel and his "team of fellow explorers" encountering prehistoric life over a large range of time, and seeing creatures not featured in the original series.
A behind-the-scenes look at how the animators, sculptors and palaeontologists, using the latest state-of-the-art animatronics and computer graphics, collaborated to re-create not just these... See full summary »
Nigel Marven travels back in time to rescue exotic creatures on the brink of extinction. CGI is used to create animals no longer seen on earth, from woolly mammoths, and T Rex, to dinosaur-eating crocodiles.
This documentary has a triple purpose: it discusses the marvelous discovery of Big Al in 1999 in Wyoming, it shows up-to-date evidence based on new discoveries like a "mummified" dinosaur ... See full summary »
This series is excellent. The dinosaurs are so realistic I have to keep reminding myself that they're computer-generated. There are fact cards displayed for the statisticians among us, then the narrators follow particular dinosaurs through eating, egg-laying, and growing up. There are plenty of kid-pleasing specifics, like information about dinosaur poop and the creatures that live off it. The series covers many different kinds of dinosaurs, not just the famous ones, so you hear about swimming dinosaurs and even early mammals as well as T-Rex and Stegosaurus. My five-year-old loves the series, and I suspect she will continue to love it for the next four or five years, at least.
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