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Bird brain /
a Terra Mater Factual Studios & Parthenon Entertainment production ; WGBH ; produced for Nova by Elizabeth Arledge ; produced by John Capener ; written by Victoria Coules.
edition
Widescreen.
imprint
[Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [2018]
description
1 videodisc (54 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN
1531703569, 9781531703561
format(s)
DVD
Holdings
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imprint
[Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [2018]
isbn
1531703569
9781531703561
standard identifier
841887035293
publisher #
NV61707
contents note
Instinct vs. intelligence -- Brain power -- A bird's environment -- Social hierarchies -- Showing emotion.
general note
Originally produced as an episode of the television series: Nova.
Program content: ©2017.
Running time indicated on container: approximately 60 minutes; actual program running time: 54 minutes.
Subtitle on container: Discover the intelligence of birds.
performer
Narrator, Craig Sechler.
abstract
Challenges preconceptions about the intelligence of birds. Presents evidence of problem solving skills in varieties of crows, ravens, and parrots, as well capabilities such as postponement of reward, empathy, and the ability to read facial expressions.
language note
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
catalogue key
11487925
technical details
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo.

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