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Author: Infobase,; BBC (Firm)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : BBC, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, [2016] ©2016 2017.
Series: Attenborough's Natural Curiosities, Series 4.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Films on Demand.
Summary:
Can animals and plants count? This is a question that has intrigued and fooled investigators for a long time. Just over a hundred years ago, a German horse called Hans was declared a mathematical genius, but all was not as it seemed. And strangely, some bamboos around the world flower exactly at the same time, no matter where they are. Are they counting down the years?
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Infobase,; BBC (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1035309135
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released by BBC, 2016.
Title from distributor's description
Target Audience: 9 - 12, Academic/AP
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (22 min., 37 sec.)) : sound, color
Contents: Horses (11:20); Bamboo Plants (8:52); Credits: Curious Counters (0:33);
Series Title: Attenborough's Natural Curiosities, Series 4.
Responsibility: BBC.

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Can animals and plants count? This is a question that has intrigued and fooled investigators for a long time. Just over a hundred years ago, a German horse called Hans was declared a mathematical genius, but all was not as it seemed. And strangely, some bamboos around the world flower exactly at the same time, no matter where they are. Are they counting down the years?

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