TITLE

Von Frisch, Karl

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Von Frisch, Karl (1886-1982) was an Austrian zoologist and co-recipient of the 1973 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for his groundbreaking work in animal behavior. He shared the award with Austrian Konrad Zacharias Lorenz and Dutch-born Nikolaas Tinbergen, naturalists who also did work on animal behavior. Frisch's most well-known work, which came from his study of the communication systems of insects, was the discovery of the �dance� that bees perform to communicate the location of food to others in their hive.
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37309321

 

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