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Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2014], ©2014.
Series: Attenborough's Natural Curiosities, ser. 2.; Natural Curiosities, ser. 2.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
Summary:
Animals are usually either male or female and behave in a way that is characteristic of their gender. But in nature there are curious exceptions. Female hyenas look and behave like males, and male seahorses actually get pregnant and give birth. Why have these two animals swapped their sexual identities?
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
Internet videos
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
BBC Worldwide Ltd, 2014
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.
OCLC Number: 904540158
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on December 24, 2014.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
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Target Audience: 6 & up.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (23 min.)) : sound, color.
Contents: Hippocampus (2:16) --
Aristotle's Observation (2:53) --
Reproduction Study (3:00) --
Seahorse Birth (2:28) --
Early Perception of Hyenas (2:18) --
William Buckland's Discovery (4:23) --
Dominance and Aggression (3:34) --
Credits: Strange Parents: Attenborough's Natural Curiosities, Series 2 (0:30).
Series Title: Attenborough's Natural Curiosities, ser. 2.; Natural Curiosities, ser. 2.
Responsibility: BBC Worldwide Ltd.

Abstract:

Animals are usually either male or female and behave in a way that is characteristic of their gender. But in nature there are curious exceptions. Female hyenas look and behave like males, and male seahorses actually get pregnant and give birth. Why have these two animals swapped their sexual identities?

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