Animals: Amazing, Wild & Endangered Learning PowerPack
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Dorling Kindersley Multimedia (DK)
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This fascinating compendium is a complete guide to nature, the animal kingdom which inhabits it and how humans are dangerously affecting the natural ecosystem.  Through dramatic multimedia presentations, You will learn what scientists have discovered about hundreds of species and plants and their habitats.  These same species, so vital to the ecosystem balance, have become threatened to the point of extinction across the globe.  Learn about their plight and the work of dedicated conservationists who struggle to save their lives both in their native environment and in rescue operations at wildlife habitats in zoos. 

This is a significant environmental compilation program which incorporates the full picture of the precious and delicate natural resources.

Product Titles Included

  • Eyewitness Encyclopedia of Nature 2.0
  • Encyclopedia of Endangered Wildlife
  • Rescued!

Product Overview

Eyewitness Encyclopedia of Nature 2.0

Never has nature been this accessible--or this exciting! This highly visual, interactive encyclopedia will take you on an exhilarating journey through the world of nature. Explore the fascinating lives of hundreds of species of animals and plants and the habitats in which they live.  The Ultimate Interactive Reference - An innovative Naturalist's Console interface, easy-to-use navigation features, and full indexing make finding specific information fast and easy.  Stunning 3D Habitats - Enter beautifully rendered 3D habitats to learn more about the plants and animals that inhabit them.  Nature Online - Connect to this unique webzine for exciting news from the world of science and links to environmental, conversation, and nature-related sites across cyberspace!


  • 50 video sequences
  • 73 animations
  • 850 full-color photos and illustrations
  • 3 hours of audio
  • More than 200,000 words of text
  • Navigational and indexing features
  • Many news articles, 85 new species profiles
  • 3D Classification of the Living World section
  • Interactive activities 

Encyclopedia of Endangered Wildlife

Created in response to global concern for the environment, Encyclopedia of Endangered Wildlife increases awareness of how and why animal and plant species are disappearing today 1,000 to 10,000 times faster than the natural rate of extinction. 285 species profiles, the complete text of the Endangered Species Act, 16 articles, interviews with world-renown scientists, interactive maps and Internet links for further research all combine to provide a comprehensive resource and reference tool for discussion in a wide range of classes - from science and social studies to civics and current affairs.


  • Produced under the patronage of UNESCO and in consultation with the National Museum of Natural History (Paris)
  • Interviews with 13 world-renown scientists
  • 16 thought-provoking articles
  • Complete text of U.S. Endangered Species Act & similar legislation from other countries
  • More than 400 photos
  • 285 species profiles
  • 100 animations (including interactive maps)
  • 50 minutes of videos
  • Internet links to scholarly websites for further study

Behind the Scenes at an Amazing Wildlife Habitat

Take a behind the scenes tour of a real zoo where endangered animals find a safe, natural habitat to call home!  Visit the Australian Outback, the exotic continent of Africa or the Amazon.  See how dedicated zookeepers tend to the unique needs of these amazing and often dangerous creatures as they work to ensure the survival of these species.

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Windows Requirements

  • Windows 95, 98, XP
  • Pentium 233 MHz or faster processor
  • 64 MB of RAM
  • 22 MB free Hard Disk space
  • 800 x 600 monitor, 16-bit color
  • 16-bit Sound Card Blaster
  • 8X CD-ROM drive

Macintosh Requirements

  • Macintosh System 8/9/OS X Classic
  • Power Mac
  • 64 MB of RAM
  • 16 MB Hard Drive space
  • 800 x 600 display
  • 8X CD-ROM Drive


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