Strategy for survival: behavioural ecology of the monarch butterfly (TEFC)

United States, 1976

Film
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Offers a look at the nature of the behavioral and ecological interactions characteristic of life and focuses on the migratory and mating behavior of the monarch butterfly as well as on its ability to take over the chemical defense system of its food. Presents naturalistic observations and also demonstrates controlled experiments.

Credits

production company

Harper & Row

Duration

00:29:30:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1976

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

31653

Language

English

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Butterflies

Animals & Wildlife → Insects - Behavior

Animals & Wildlife → Nature study

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Ecological research

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Life (Biology)

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Biology - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Biology - Study and teaching

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Life (Biology)

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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