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Science Safari [electronic resource]

written, produced and directed by John Angier ; [produced by] Chedd-Angier ; presented by Connecticut Public Television ; produced in association with Scientific American magazine
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Alan Alda tours South Africa visiting a wildlife park, a township that uses herbs to treat illnesses, and an archaeological dig near Cape Town. He also investigates how South Africa is trying to control the mosquito population in an effort to eradicate malaria.
Director
John Angier
Performers
Host, Alan Alda.
Release Date
1996
Run Time
57 min.
Language
English
Notes
Originally produced in 1996.
Related Title
Scientific American frontiers (Television program)
Scientific American.
Series
VIVA PBS Streaming Video Collection
VIVA Streaming Video Collection
Credits
Photography, Peter Hoving.
Published
[Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Video, [2005,1996].
Publisher no.
pbs_saf046 PBS Video
Access Restriction
Digital content license from PBS Video, [2005] ; available to 2005 VIVA member institutions.
Related Resources
More information on this video:
Description
1 streaming video file (57 min.) : digital, MP4 file, sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet
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