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Life: The Magic Horn


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Life... in the animal world
Introduced by Dr. Desmond Morris.

The rhinoceros has a unique place in the history-of man. Its horn was believed to cure epilepsy, colic, evil eye and to prevent a horse stumbling! Even today, faith in its aphrodisiac properties persists.
Magic apart, the rhinoceros remains one of the greatest curiosities of the zoological world. It is described and discussed by:
Michael Boorer, Zoological society of London
Professor A. J. E. Cave, St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical College
Caroline Jarvis, Editor of International Zoo Year Book
Dr. Ernst Lang, Director of Basle Zoo
Dr. M. L. Ryder, Agricultural Research Council
From the West


Presenter: Dr. Desmond Morris
Panellist: Michael Boorer
Panellist: Professor A.J.E. Cave
Panellist: Caroline Jarvis
Panellist: Dr. Ernst Lang
Panellist: Dr. M.L. Ryder
Director: David Kennard
Producer: Ronald Webster

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