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NOVA; Kings of Camouflage


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Kings of Camouflage
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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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Cuttlefish are one of hte strangest animals on our planet. These shape-shifting creatures can hypnotize thier prey, impersonate the opposite sex and even kill with lightening fast speed. More accomplished masters of disguise than any chameleon, they have an incredible ability to morph their skin color -- even their shape -- to blend into most any background. They have the largest brain-to-body ratio of all the invertebrates, but are they capable of learning and remembering complex tasks? With beautiful underwater footage and in-depth expert interviews, NOVA gets up close and personal with these bizarre and amazing animals.



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Chicago: “NOVA; Kings of Camouflage,” 06/26/2013, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 25, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E49A9925B38B4E979FB73A6B774169D2.
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