National Geographic 125th Anniversary Great Explorations CollectionClosed Captioning
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National Geographic commemorates 125 years with this stunning collection featuring great historical milestones, groundbreaking discoveries, and legendary explorers.
|1||Closed CaptioningVideoExploring New Frontiers: National Geographic At 125||Like characters from science fiction, humans are shattering boundaries long considered unbreakable. We are exploring the deepest, darkest regions of the planet as well as the edges of the known universe. We're morphing with machines and eradicating disease. Meet the trailblazers who are working on the frontiers of exploration and innovation.||45:03||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|3||Closed CaptioningVideoSearch for the Afghan Girl||In 1985, the haunting picture of an Afghan refugee girl with startling sea-green eyes graced the cover of National Geographic magazine. Now, the search is on to find the nameless woman whose youthful image became a global symbol of wartime dignity, resilience, and survival. Journey to the Afghan-Pakistan border with the photographer who took this world-famous picture as he attempts to track down his anonymous subject. Follow clues and rumors through the twisting byways of a teeming refugee camp on a mission to solve this 17-year-old mystery. Witness FBI investigators applying cutting-edge eye-scanning and face-recognition technology to crack the ultimate "missing person" case. Follow the amazing story of how the National Geographic team searched for the mystery girl with the green eyes in THE SEARCH FOR THE AFGHAN GIRL.||53:03||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|4||Closed CaptioningVideoKing Tut's Final Secrets||It is perhaps the most intriguing story to have ever emerged from ancient Egypt - the mystery behind the famed boy-king Tutankhamen. Why did he die so young? Was he murdered? And is there an explanation for the legendary curse said to follow those who found his tomb centuries later? Now, for the first time, an international team of scientists is using state-of-the-art CT-scan technology to unveil the truth of what really happened 3000 years ago and unravel the mystery of King Tut's curse. It's an unprecedented look into Tut's life and death that will reveal answers about the man behind the golden mask in King Tut's Final Secrets.||1:34:21||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|5||Closed CaptioningVideoSecrets of the Titanic||Discover the REAL story behind the biggest Hollywood movie of all time! After years of painstaking research, Dr. Robert Ballard finally located the ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic, nearly two-and-one-half miles down in the icy Atlantic. Now, along with Ballard and his team, be among the first humans to see the Titanic since its sinking, as on-location footage presents this historic expedition as it actually happened!||51:06||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|6||Closed CaptioningVideoJane Goodall: My Life With Chimpanzees||Probably no one knows chimpanzees better than Jane Goodall. She lived with them in the African Forest for over thirty years! Come visit Jane in Tanzania and meet some amazing human like chimps; there's dignified David Graybeard, who dives into Jane's box of bananas, and Grandma Flo who shows Jane how a chimp cares for her babies. You'll see chimps battling it out to be leader of the pack and watch a clever baby chimp scoop up fresh termites with a stem of grass. Watch Jane talk "chimp speak" and see how everyday brings new surprises in My Life With Chimpanzees.||49:29||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|7||Closed CaptioningVideoDr. Leakey and The Dawn of Man||A 1966 chronicle of a search for the ancestors of man by anthropologist Louis B. Leakey. Segments include films taken by Dr. Leakey on earlier expeditions in Tanzania's Olduvai Gorge, where he believes our species originated. Narrated by Alexander Scourby.||49:40||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|8||Closed CaptioningVideoSuperCroc||Experience the thrill of discovery, as the fossil remains of a 10-ton, 40-foot SuperCroc, the size of a school bus, are unearthed in the Sahara. Travel back in time to see how SuperCroc might have lived and battled for food 110 million years ago. Join paleontologist Paul Sereno and reptile expert Brady Barr on an around-the-world quest to learn more about this prehistoric giant through close encounters with some of the largest, most voracious, modern-day crocs.||1:36:02||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|9||Closed CaptioningVideoSearch for the Great Apes||This captivating classic National Geographic film chronicles the ground-breaking fieldwork of Dian Fossey and Birute Galdikas and the world-wide efforts of these dedicated scientists to better understand the mountain gorilla and elusive orangutan.||51:21||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|10||Closed CaptioningVideoAmericans On Everest||The very first of the National Geographic specials appearing on TV. Documents an American assault on Mount Everest in 1963. Cameras follow the team as it trains in Washington; its arrival in Katmandu, Nepal; the trek across the ice-fall at the base of the mountain; and the slow battle to the top. Filmed by Norman G. Dyhrenfurth. Orson Welles narrates.||1:33:43||$2.99||View in iTunes|