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Plants vs Zombies Music Video

Zombies have invaded PopCap Games, and they've even made a music video! Visit www.plantsvszombies.com for more details on the game! Song Lyrics: (chorus) The...
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Pollination - OUP science animation

One of many educational videos for Oxford University Press about pollination. Illustration by Mark Ruffle.
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Birth Of A Flower (1910 TimeLapse)

Birth Of A Flower TimeLapse From 1910 

35mm, black and white (tinted), silent, 500 feet

Production Company Kineto
Director of Photography F. Percy Smith

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Herzog and the Monsters

This is a short animation for anyone who loves typography, about a small boy who steals words, a forest full of monsters and lots of vintage penguin books....with some lovely music by al paxton of the metronomes/stapleton fame....

 

At about minute 1:37, the animation includes an astonishing dream forest sequence.

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Untamed Science - Strangler Fig - ThinAirStudios.com

Descriptive animation for www.UntamedScience.com See more at www.ThinAirStudios.com...
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Trend Alert: Botanical Prints at New York Fashion Week

Trend Alert:  Botanical Prints at New York Fashion Week | Botany Whimsy | Scoop.it
Botanical prints are showing up at many of the shows at New York Fashion Week. From psychedelic, ethnic interpretations at Thakoon to more traditional versions at Tracy Reese, foliage and flowers can't be ignored.
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» Ancient Fossil Flower Is Father of Sunflower Family

» Ancient Fossil Flower Is Father of Sunflower Family | Botany Whimsy | Scoop.it
A 45 million-year-old fossil flower found in northern Argentina has uncovered the evolutionary roots of Earth's most populous plant family.
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Botany Jokes

Only the best funny Botany jokes and best Botany websites as selected and voted by visitors of Joke Buddha website...

Here is a sampling:

1. What do you call a plant that is vericose and eats insects?
A venous fly trap.
2. What type of drawings do botanists enter in?
Raffle-esias.
3. If Johnathan Swift was a botanist what would his smallest characters be?
The Lilly-putians.
4. What is a Sesame Street botany toy?
UTRICLE me Elmo.
5. How do florists stay dry in a rain storm?
With an Umbel-la.
source: http://www.jokebuddha.com/Botany#ixzz1XsEl8bag

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