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The amazing ways plants defend themselves - Valentin Hammoudi

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Plants are constantly under attack. They face threats ranging from microscopic fungi to small herbivores like caterpillars, up to large herbivores like elephants. But plants are ready, with a whole series of internal and external defenses that make them a less appealing meal — or even a deadly one. Valentin Hammoudi explains some of the fascinating ways that plants defend themselves.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Valentin Hammoudi
  • Script Editor Eleanor Nelsen
  • Director Mauricio Vargas
  • Art Director Karlos Velasquez
  • Animator Jose Moreno
  • Compositor Jose Moreno
  • Producer Andrés F. Urbina
  • Composer Camilo Vega
  • Associate Producer Jessica Ruby
  • Content Producer Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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