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Renowned British natural history filmmaker Sir David Attenborough hosts The Life of Birds by David Attenborough, a 10-part series about these conquerors of the air. Nearly three years in the making, the series takes a close-up look at how birds have evolved from prehistoric times and at the current battle many species face against extinction. Individual episodes look at the adaptation of feathers in birds' evolution, flight mechanics, meat-eating birds and the challenges of finding a mate and raising a family.
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At one time, birds ruled the land and skies with their size and speed. Today, birds continue to inhabit every single continent on Earth. These majestic creatures have captured the human imagination since the dawn of time with their ability to break the bonds of terrestrial life. Enjoy this beautifully illustrated companion book with more than two hundred color photographs. Published by Princeton University Press. 1998.

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