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NOVA; Flying Casanovas


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Flying Casanovas
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Premiered March 1974 NOVA is a general-interest documentary series that addresses a single science issue each week. Billed as "science adventures for curious grown-ups" when it first aired in March, 1974, NOVA continues to offer an informative and entertaining approach to a challenging subject. 1996 marked NOVA's 23rd season, which makes it the longest-running science program on national television. It is also one of television's most acclaimed series, having won every major television award, most of them many times over. Series release date: 3/3/1974

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Taking a look at the fascinating species of bower birds and their unique courting behavior. These small male forest birds, native to Australia and New Guinea, build elaborate structures on the forest floor from twigs, leaves and moss. They then decorate their "bachelor pads" with colorful feathers, pebbles, berries and shells — all in the hopes of attracting a mate.



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Chicago: “NOVA; Flying Casanovas,” 08/29/2001, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 23, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AE2343D3F72E48B8A76741E6D7FD850C.
MLA: “NOVA; Flying Casanovas.” 08/29/2001. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 23, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AE2343D3F72E48B8A76741E6D7FD850C>.
APA: NOVA; Flying Casanovas. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AE2343D3F72E48B8A76741E6D7FD850C
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