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The Discovery of Animal Behaviour: Signs & Signals  (1983)

Wildscreen Film Entry, 1984

What is the nature of animal language? During the first half of this century, Karl Von Frisch deciphered the code of honey bees' dance and Niko Tinberbergen devised tests to show the significance of signals displayed when fish and birds communicate among themselves. This film looks at their work and reconstructs experiments.

Film credits

Camera: Jim Saunders
Camera: Hugh Miles
Director: John Sparks
Dubbing: Alec Brown
Dubbing: Andy Nelson
Editor: Ron Martin
Music: Edward Williams
Narrator: Andrew Sachs
Producer: John Sparks
Production Organisation: BBC - Natural History Unit
Script: John Sparks
Sound: Lyndon Bird
Sound: John Kirby
Wildscreen Film Entry, 1984
Wildscreen Film Entry, 1984