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Vital Dances in the Hive

Synopsis
Shows how scout bees using dance language, pass on information about localities where nectar, pollen, water and propolis can be collected. Bees perform round dance, sickle dance, and wagtail dance. Finally dance on swarm cluster.
Language
English
Country
Netherlands
Medium
Film; Film. 16mm. st. col. 19 min.
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of production
1961
Availability
Hire
Notes
Archival interest.
Uses
Introductory courses. Final courses. Postgraduates.*
Subjects
Biology
Keywords
bees; insect behaviour

Credits

Director
Etienne Geerinckx; W Wittekindt
Producer
H Willems
Contributor
E Wittekindt; W Wittekindt

Distribution Formats

Type
Film
Format
16mm

Distributor

Name

Higher Education Film & Video Library

Email
services@bufvc.ac.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7393 1503
Fax
020 7393 1555
Address
c/o British Universities Film & Video Council
77 Wells Street
London
W1T 3QJ
Notes
Catalogue available from British Universities Film & Video Council.

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