National Geographic: Prehistoric Predators

Overview

The zoological documentary National Geographic: Prehistoric Predators transports audiences innumerable millennia back in time to the Earth's Ice Age, when massive carnivorous predators including the dire wolf, the sabertooth cat and the short-faced bear roamed the face of the planet. In addition to recreating this prehistoric world onscreen for viewers, the program poses the question of why these magnificent beasts (who once freely exerted power and terror over lesser members of the animal kingdom) suffered from ...
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Overview

The zoological documentary National Geographic: Prehistoric Predators transports audiences innumerable millennia back in time to the Earth's Ice Age, when massive carnivorous predators including the dire wolf, the sabertooth cat and the short-faced bear roamed the face of the planet. In addition to recreating this prehistoric world onscreen for viewers, the program poses the question of why these magnificent beasts (who once freely exerted power and terror over lesser members of the animal kingdom) suffered from rapid extinction, while smaller and seemingly more vulnerable species persisted.
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Special Features

Closed Caption; Photo gallery
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/12/2008
  • UPC: 727994751755
  • Original Release: 2007
  • Rating:

  • Source: Nat'l Geographic Vid
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Letterbox
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 2:15:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 1,451

Cast & Crew

Technical Credits
Phil Fairclough Executive Producer
Dave Harding Executive Producer
John Joseph Producer
Matt Kregor Producer
Erik Nelson Executive Producer
Richard Ross Producer
Robert M. Wise Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Prehistoric Predators
1. Introduction [1:10]
2. Serious Weaponry [1:53]
3. Engineered to Kill [4:09]
4. Deadly Knife Tooth [3:35]
5. Massive Food Supply [7:20]
6. Embedded Prey [4:54]
7. Killing Technique [4:14]
8. A Fast Kill [5:18]
9. Surgical Precision [9:42]
10. Lean Times [2:10]
11. Conclusion [:13]
12. End Credits [:23]
1. Introduction [1:10]
2. Dog Eat Dog World [2:32]
3. Harmless Black Crust [3:14]
4. Anatomy Is Destiny [4:20]
5. Another Weapon [7:40]
6. Dismal Success Rate [3:06]
7. Risking Life and Limb [4:44]
8. Pack Life [5:33]
9. Clashes Over Prey [7:30]
10. Catastrophic Extinction [4:14]
11. Conclusion [1:00]
12. End Credits [:15]
1. Introduction [1:06]
2. Law of the Land [2:17]
3. Prehistoric Graveyard [4:26]
4. Different Characteristics [2:59]
5. Embedded in the Bone [8:06]
6. Built to Steal [5:49]
7. Powerful Tools [4:51]
8. Late for Dinner [2:20]
9. Dangerous Predator [5:13]
10. Undeniable Fact [6:06]
11. Conclusion [:50]
12. End Credits [:18]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Prehistoric Predators
   Play All
   Episode Selections
      Sabertooth
      Sabertooth: Scene Selections
      Wolf
      Wolf: Scene Selections
      Bear
      Bear: Scene Selections
   Photo Gallery
   More From National Geographic
      Recommended Programs
         Planet Carnivore: Sharks & Lions
         Relentless Enemies
         A Man Among Wolves
      Experience National Geographic
         Welcome to the World of National Geographic
         National Geographic.com
         National Geographic Channel
   Credits
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