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Fire Ants The Invincible Army

For more than 80 years, Solenopsis Invicta (Red Imported Fire Ant) has been on a ceaseless march across the United States, racking up six billion dollars every year in crop damage, equipment repair, and pest control.
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Dingo - Wild Dog at War
2012 Documentary
The dingo, Australias native dog, is a lightning rod of public opinion: hated, feared, respected and loved. To some, theyre evil: stealing babies and destroying livestock. To others, theyre a persecuted animal thats key to the health of our ecosystem and part of the solution to the invasion of exotic species. Farmer and dog trainer Dave Graham is on a quest to find a way for man and dingo to coexist as the survival of purebred dingoes and native fauna hangs in the balance.
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Crater of Life
2007
Following Lin Sutherland, one of Australia's most passionate wildlife film makers, Crater of Life takes people to the heart of one of Australia's best kept wildlife secrets as she tracks down some of Australia's most unusual, rare and magnificent animals.
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Lord Howe Island
2005 Documentary
A place of biological superlatives with a flora and fauna that have only just begun to be researched: Lord Howe Island, between Australia and New Zealand. This is the first documentary on what may be the most isolated nature reserve on the planet.
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Giant Grizzlies
2003 Documentary
Award-winning wildlife cinematographer Andreas Kieling wants to clear up the mystery of Alaskas giant grizzlies, animals that can be as tall as 4.5 meters when standing. Together with an Alaskan Indian he sets out on a challenging and dangerous expedition through the most remote areas of Alaska. The journey also shows how the native population has learned to live in this inhospitable region for many centuries.
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Flight of the Aquanaut
documentary
A gripping tale of a diver's voyage into danger.
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Flying with Condors
2005 Documentary
The condor, king of the Andes, has a wingspan of up to 4 meters, making it the biggest bird in the world that can actually take to the air. It lives in unspoilt mountain regions, far from human habitation, and in the mythology of the region it symbolises the superiority of the spirit and the hope of enlightenment. The condor is a master of flight, soaring majestically in vast circles high above the snow-covered Andes, 5000 metres above sea level. And now an English woman called Judy Leden, female world champion in hang gliding and paragliding, has embarked on a fascinating yet highly dangerous undertaking. She intends to climb into the air alongside the gigantic birds and gather information about their realm; to this day little is known about the life of the condor.
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Land of the Giants
2005
Join Lin Sutherland as she journeys to Tasmania, Australia's small southern island in search of the world's tallest and largest trees. Unfortunately Lin is not alone in her search for these legendry giants...it's a race against time and against a giant of another kind the massive and relentless wood chipping industry.
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Detecting Danger - Africa's Giant Rats
2007 Documentary
Africas giant rats the size of a cat can be trained to detect land-mines by smelling them. Giant rats are clever and they learn fast. Their sense of smell is better than a dogs, they have more stamina, and theyre a lot cheaper to train. This documentary follows Miss Marple, who was born in a training lab and who goes through a years training before being sent on her first mission to Mozambique.
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Military Monkeys
2001 History, Biography
An outpost of the rare military monkey, beside the Grumeti River in Tanzania, comes under pressure in freak weather conditions. The worst drought since 1930 brings stress to all the animals even ancient crocodiles that might remember the last such dry-down. But the resourceful monkeys have a trick or two up their sleeve, as they face competition with their greatest rivals, baboons. Meanwhile, the crocodiles wait in the river: the wildebeest are coming. But the river is about to dry up
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Owl's Odyssey
2012 documentary
When a female barnowls home an old disused barn is de-molished, she has to seek a new place to live. On the way, flying through forests and across grasslands, she encounters most of the common owl species in Central Europe: long and short eared owls, little, tawny and eagle owls, some she can live peace- fully beside, others she must shun or risk becoming their prey. During her journey, the film shows how owls fly so silently and hunt so efficiently. It illustrates what they have meant to humans since ancient times, and how they live beside us today. It explains why they have become unfairly associated with death. Our owl finally finds a new home, as the guest of a barn owl family, in time to see the new clutch of young following their mother on their first majestic flight.
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The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill
2003 Documentary, Independent
This acclaimed documentary follows the ups-and-downs of a rambunctious flock of urban parrots in San Francisco as guide Mark Bittner befriends, feeds, and names the members of the flock.
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Killer Shrews
1959
Thorne Sherman and his first mate Griswold deliver supplies to a group on a remote island. The group, consisting of a scientist named Marlowe Cragis, his research assistant Radford Baines, the scientists daughter Ann, her fiancee Jerry Farrel, and a servant named Mario, meet the captain and his first mate and advise them to stay with them in a house because a hurricane is approaching. Thorne goes but Griswold stays with the boat. On the island, a doctor works to make humans half-size. This, apparently, will reduce world hunger as smaller humans would presumably eat less. Unfortunately, his experiments have also created some giant, venomous shrews. Thorne and Ann begin to fall in love, which angers Jerry. As the shrews run out of smaller animals to eat, they eat Griswold and close in on the people in the house, ultimately breaking in through the basement. It is discovered that the shrews have a poisonous bite, as a small single bite is enough to kill Mario. The poison kills Radford, and the shrews force the gr
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Atlantis: Secret Star Mappers of a Lost world
2007 paranormal
A profile and examination of the recent findings of human settlements submerged at the end of the Ice Age when the sea level rose, giving credence to the notion that the story of Atlantis has its roots in actual historical events
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Robinson Crusoe's Treasure Island
2011 History, Biography
A Chicago millionaire, an English professor of history and two German biologists recreate the age of pirate wars and empire-building. Tracing the events of 300 years ago on Robinson Crusoe Island, they search for 800 sacks of Spanish gold some say are still hidden.
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Fastest
2011 Documentary, Sport, Independent
FASTEST captures the reality of MotoGP racing. From award-winning filmmaker Mark Neale, the film charts Valentino Rossi's quest for his eighth premier class championship.
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Ships of the Desert
2012 documentary
Camels are masters of the art of survival. They can go for up to ten months without a drop of water, then drink 200 litres in only 15 minutes, and even digest salt water. Domesticated as beasts of burden they laid the foundations of ancient long-distance trade, with salt and incense caravans regularly crossing the most hostile landscapes in the world. Today, camels are still the most important source of milk, meat, leather, wool, fertilizer and fuel in large parts of Africa and Asia, and for the Bedouins of Arabia. Unsurprisingly Bedouins call the camel Al-Ata Allah, the gift of God. Now medical researchers are exploring the miraculous properties of camels milk apparently effective against Alzheimers and cancer! The film shows camels defying the deadly conditions of the desert with their Bedouin owners; valuable decorated fighting camels, cosseted and pitched against one another in Turkey; Saudi Arabias unique hi-tech camel clinics; and feral camels in Australia, saved from the cull and coralled for re-expor
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Big Foot
The idea of capturing the "King of the Woods" for a circus or exhibition show fills hunters with ideas when a woman disappears and is thought to be captured by Bigfoot. College students and a skeptical sheriff are also aware of the woman's disappearance and all set out for her.
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Hyena - Queens of the Masai Mara
2012 documentary
Its not the lion or the cheetah, but the hyena that is the real monarch of the Masai Mara - the winner in the competition for prey and territory and the fight for survival. Michigan State University biologist Kay Holekamp and her team have studied the behaviour of hyena clans and show that their matriarchal society is highly organized using sophisticated vocalizations for communication. Hyenas are effective solo hunters but deadly in a coordinated attack.
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