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Title 24 Hours on Earth. Night / BBC Worldwide Ltd
Published [Place of publication not identified] : BBC Worldwide Ltd, [2014]
New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Films Media Group, 2015


Description 1 online resource (1 video file (49 min., 19 sec.)) : sound, color
Series 24 Hours on Earth
24 hours on earth
Contents Introduction: 24 Hours on Earth: Night (1:37) -- Chimpanzees Go to Sleep (1:52) -- Animals After Dark (2:03) -- Hawk Hunts After Sunset (3:12) -- Sea Dragons Reproduce (4:00) -- Turtles Lay Eggs (2:26) -- Scorpion Hunts (3:31) -- Lunar Phobia (1:51) -- Spectral Tarsier (2:24) -- Seeing by Moon (1:38) -- Reproducing with November Full Moon (3:13) -- Plankton Night Migration and Illumination (3:17) -- Cave Glowworm (1:11) -- Lions Hunt Zebra (2:48) -- Dung Beetle Uses Milky Way (3:29) -- Baby Gharials Survive Cold Night (2:01) -- Kakapo Mating Strategy (1:44) -- Elephant Yam (2:19) -- Aurora and Whale Migration (3:00) -- Dawn (0:51) -- Credits: 24 Hours on Earth: Night (0:32)
Summary As the sun sets and its great heat and light are extinguished, a nighttime world wakes, full of characters who have carved a niche in the darkness. This film reveals how animals make use of darkness, and how they overcome the dangers from the lack of light and heat, and reveals strange ways the full moon affects life on earth. Dusk sees three million wrinkled lipped bats swirl out of their cave to feast on nocturnal insects. A sea dragon courts a female in the dying light of the Australian reef; he must convince her he's the one before dark, when predators come out in force. And as darkness takes hold, a pride of lions decide to go hunting. Their powerful night vision should give them the upper hand over their prey, but will a full moon spoil their plans? A BBC production
Notes Originally released by BBC Worldwide Ltd, 2014
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on May 15, 2015
Performer Narrator, Matthew Macfadyen
Notes 3-5
Title from distributor's description (Films Media Group, October 16, 2016)
Subject Night.
Genre/Form Educational television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Internet videos.
Documentary television programs.
Educational television programs.
Documentaires télévisés.
Émissions éducatives télévisées.
Form Streaming video
Author BBC Worldwide Ltd.
Films Media Group, film distributor.
Other Titles Twentyfour hours on earth. Night