Self-defense

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Date
1959
Summary
Explains different ways sea creatures defend themselves against enemies and how the balance between attack and defense among marine animals maintains the overall balance of nature. Uses underwater photography to show how armor, speed, and agility, hiding, poison, escape by autotomy, and camofluage are used for survival. Includes close-ups of lobsters, crabs, starfish, sting ray, the conch, chiton, sea worms, and the squirrel fish.
Contributors
Dr. John F. Starr; WTHS-TV, Miami; University of Miami Marine Laboratory; Miami Seaquarium
Publishers
National Educational Television; Indiana University Audio-Visual Center
Genres
Educational; Animal; Nature
Subject
Marine biology ; Marine animals ; Animal defenses.
Location
Miami, Florida
Collection
National Educational Television
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Language
English
Rights Statement
No Copyright - United States
Physical Description
1 Film (0:28:58); 16mm
Other Identifiers
IULMIA Film Database: 40000003373190; Other: GR00426951; MDPI Barcode: 40000003373190

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