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Locusts Help Our Understanding of Human Obesity

Author: ABC International.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
Summary:
Locusts are one of the major insect pests in the world, invading vast areas of the globe at blistering speeds, demolishing crops as they go. It turns out that locusts are rabid protein seekers and can teach science a lot about the problem of human obesity. This video clip takes a close look at these hungry little insects that often start out as shy, harmless creatures.
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: ABC International.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.
OCLC Number: 817237724
Notes: Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Title from distributor's description.
Target Audience: 6 & up.
Description: 1 streaming video file (7 min.) : sound, color
Details: Mode of access: Internet.; System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Contents: Locust Appetite/Human Appetite (3:27) --
Protein Key to Appetite Control (1:43) --
American Diet: Lower in Protein (1:44).
Responsibility: ABC International.

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Locusts are one of the major insect pests in the world, invading vast areas of the globe at blistering speeds, demolishing crops as they go. It turns out that locusts are rabid protein seekers and can teach science a lot about the problem of human obesity. This video clip takes a close look at these hungry little insects that often start out as shy, harmless creatures.

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