Famous naturalist David Attenborough explains the rise and fall of pterosaurs, mistakenly known as flying dinosaurs. He also flies a glider to show how big the Quetzalcoatlus, at the time the largest known pterosaur species, really was.
Based on the latest paleontological discoveries from all continents, veteran actor John Hurt narrates the gory, bleak stories of the brutal relationship between the ancient apex predators and their gigantic herbivorous prey.
If it weren't for a series of cataclysmic events, a comet impact being first on the list, our planet could well still be the domain of dinosaurs. Following Pr Rodolfo Coria, a world-reknown... See full summary »
Brings to life some of the most bizarre, ferocious and fascinating creatures to ever inhabit the ocean. Combines animation with recreations in a prehistoric adventure. A journey to the ... See full summary »
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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.
Set 70 million years ago in the Cretaceous period in North America, this animated documentation/drama follows the journey of a young Edmontosaurus named Scar and his herd as they migrate ... 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.
On a unique underwater voyage spanning millions of years in prehistory, our dauntless presenter explores seven different seas, encountering an extraordinary variety of underwater life from ... See full summary »
Through the power of IMAX 3D, experience a wondrous adventure from the dinosaur age. Join Julie, an imaginative young woman, in a unique voyage through time and space. Explore an amazing underwater universe inhabited by larger-than-life creatures which were ruling the seas before dinosaurs conquered the earth. See science come alive in an entertaining manner and get ready for a face-to-face encounter with the T-Rex of the seas!Written by
Throughout the film, mosasaurs are shown to have a fringe on their back. However, the supposed presence of such a fringe was based on the misidentification of mosasaur throat impressions in 1899. The mistake was realized two years later. As far as we know, no such fringe exists. See more »
Hunting for new 3D releases (there are too few good ones actually) this Bluray was recommended to me by a salesperson in the store. I was positively surprised. Unlike other cheap 3D productions trying to jump on the bandwagon for a few quick bucks this Bluray has a good script, excellent 3D animations as well as educational value. My kids liked the way how the earths history has been graphically presented. The script and expert statements are good. It leaves you with this awe on how little we actually know about earths development and history. And obviously: More than 99% of all species that ever lived on the planet are extinct today.
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