Great Zebra Exodus

Great Zebra Exodus

DVD - 2013
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When thunderclouds begin to gather each year over Botswana's Kalahari, 20,000 zebras get itchy feet. As the first fat raindrops hit the dust, southern Africa's biggest animal migration gets underway. In a never-ending quest for grass and water, the striped herds undertake an annual epic trek across the vast landscape of the Kalahari's Makgadikgadi Pans.
Publisher: [United States] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, [2013]
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9781608838998
1608838994
Branch Call Number: DVD 599.6657 G79893 2013
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
video file,DVD video,Region 1,rda
Language Note: Closed-captioned; video descriptions
Alternative Title: Nature (Television program)

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Derringer
Sep 09, 2018

Yes. Indeed. "The Great Zebra Exodus" is yet another impressive and educational wildlife documentary from the PBS Network.

Set in the dry, barren lands of Botswana, South Africa - This exceptionally photographed presentation closely follows the zebras as they travel in herds, searching for food and water.

I found it quite surprising to see the fierce conflicts that arise between the zebra stallions who are either searching for mates or else protecting their harem of mares from other aggressive males.

All-in-all - This is certainly a documentary that will not leave you disappointed.

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Bang_On
Aug 28, 2018

The "Great Zebra Exodus" is, indeed, a happy/sad wildlife documentary that closely traces the yearly journey of African zebras (in Botswana) as they continually search for grazing land and water.

This beautifully filmed presentation not only provides the curios viewer with plenty of informative narration about the zebras' struggle for survival - But, it also emphasizes the very close-knit family ties that exist amongst these remarkably attractive, striped horses of the wild.

The "Great Zebra Exodus" is a very educational, 60-minute program impressively presented by the PBS Network through their "Nature" series.

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VRMurphy
Aug 06, 2015

Terrific cinematography, but the narration detracts somewhat due to anthropomorphism. Interesting facts, though.

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8217549
May 05, 2015

fantastic

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Keogh
Jan 05, 2015

There is perhaps only so many times you can do documentaries on the migrations of African herd animals, but this documentary mostly works, primarily because of the spectacular camerawork.

theorbys Sep 12, 2013

You can't fault the zebra's but while interesting, this doc is a bit lacking, still it's well worth watching.

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ms_mustard
Aug 24, 2013

great visuals, ponderous narration

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