Castles of clay

United Kingdom, 1978

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Narrated by Derek Jacobi this film examines the African termite and its intricately constructed termite hills. Special types of termites perform different functions inside the hills, including communication, cultivation of a special mushroom vital to their diet, care of the eggs, and preparation to start new colonies. Suitable for secondary school level.

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Credits

co-producer

Alan Root

Joan Root

production company

Benchmark Films

Survival Anglia

Duration

00:55:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1978

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