MW.1. Playing With The. (2018) Drawing animated GIFs with matplotlib - Eli Bendersky's website. Retrieved February 27, 2018, from https://eli.thegreenplace.net/2016/drawing-animated-gifs-with-matplotlib/
This shows how to save the animation as a GIF using ImageMagick.
MW.2. Repeatedly Calling A. (2018) animation module — Matplotlib 2.1.2 documentation. Retrieved February 27, 2018, from https://matplotlib.org/api/animation_api.html
This is the matplotlib documentation for creating animations.