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Marcus Byrne:
Marcus Byrne: Der Tanz des Mistkäfers

TEDxWitsUniversity · 17:08 · Filmed Aug 2012
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Ein Mistkäfer hat ein reiskorngroßes Gehirn. Trotzdem zeigt er ein ungeheures Maß an Intelligenz, wenn es darum geht, seine Futterquelle – tierische Exkremente – nach Hause zu rollen. Wie macht er das? Alles lässt sich auf einen Tanz zurückführen. (Eine Aufnahme im Rahmen von TEDxWitsUniversity.)

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