Animals: ways they eat

United States, 1956

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Shows how the body parts of various animals are related to their eating habits. Includes such examples as the cirri or barnacles, the mouth parts and legs of crayfish, the teeth of lions and cows, the tongues of butterflies, the noses of hogs, the beaks of birds, and the paws of squirrels.


production company

Encyclopaedia Britannica Films


William A. Anderson



Production places
United States
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Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Adaptation (Biology)

Animals & Wildlife → Anatomy, Comparative

Animals & Wildlife → Animal behavior

Animals & Wildlife → Animal locomotion

Animals & Wildlife → Animals

Animals & Wildlife → Animals - Food

Animals & Wildlife → Animals - Physiology

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 12+

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Anatomy

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Anatomy, Comparative

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Food habits

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Adaptation (Biology)

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Anatomy, Comparative

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States




Black and White


16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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