NOVA: Bees - Tales From the Hive

NOVA: Bees - Tales From the Hive

Director: Herbert Habersack, Wolfgang Thaler

Cast: Herbert Habersack, Wolfgang Thaler

     
 

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To adequately show the inner workings of a bee colony, Nova's crew developed custom macro lenses and a special bee studio for Nova: Tales From the Hive. Once the equipment was in place, cameras captured rarely seen images from the life of a bee: the queen's "wedding flight," a struggle between rivals for the queenship, and the "waggle" dance (in which

Overview

To adequately show the inner workings of a bee colony, Nova's crew developed custom macro lenses and a special bee studio for Nova: Tales From the Hive. Once the equipment was in place, cameras captured rarely seen images from the life of a bee: the queen's "wedding flight," a struggle between rivals for the queenship, and the "waggle" dance (in which the scout bees convey the exact location of nectar to a group of attentive bees). The highly social world of bees is revealed, as they share in the gathering of food, communication, shelter construction, and defense.

Product Details

Release Date:
04/24/2007
UPC:
0783421290198
Original Release:
2000
Rating:
NR
Source:
Wgbh / Pbs
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Letterbox]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
0:54:00
Sales rank:
15,712

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- NOVA: Bees - Tales From the Hive
1. Introduction [1:56]
2. A Bee's Field of Dreams [10:36]
3. The Life Cycle of the Hive [16:04]
4. The Summer Harvest Season [15:00]
5. A New Colony [10:14]

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