NOVA; Little Creatures Who Run the World
Part of The GBH Animals Collection.
In this clip, biologist Edward O. Wilson explains how ants communicate via chemical signals.
- Little Creatures Who Run the World
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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
- Program Description
Ants are everywhere. They outnumber humans a million to one, and their total weight equals that of the entire human race. Harvard's Edward O. Wilson takes viewers on a fascinating tour of this rival superpower. With the aid of stunning close-up photography, he reveals the hidden world of ants, a world of violent predation, tactical warfare and intimate partnerships.
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- Wilson, Edward O. (Interviewee)
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