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DVD QL 381 A55 (HEU)


Animal life

Main Title: Animal life [videorecording] / produced by Encyclopedia Britanica Films

Published/Created: Chicago, Ill. : Encyclopedia Britannica Educational Corp., [1990]

Description: 1 videodisc in 1 can (DVD) (ca. 45 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in

Echinoderms: sea stars and their relatives (ca. 15 min.) -- What is a fish? (ca. 20 min.) -- What is an amphibians? (ca. 20 min.)

Summary: Echinoderms, an abundant and conspicuous marine animal, are distinguished by their radial symmetry, armour-like skeleton and hydraulic form of locomotion. Five echinoderm classes are examined.
Subject: What it a fish? Illustrates the major types of fishes, examines the anatomy of a typical fish, and demonstrates characteristic behavior patterns of various kinds of fish. Uses underwater photography to reveal behavior patterns such as commensalism, spawning, predation, and territoriality.
Summary: Traces the origin and evolution of the amphibians, the most primitive and earliest-known land animals. Uses animation to illustrate the structure and functions of the typical amphibian body, and live photography to show the development of the amphibian from egg to maturity

Subject: Star fishes.
Subject: Sea-urchins.
Subject: Echinodermata.
Subject: Fishes.
Subject: Amphibians.

1 videodisc in 1 can (DVD) (ca. 45 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
©1990,  1990, Encyclopedia Britannica Educational Corp. , Chicago, Ill.
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