Antarctic winter

Australia, 1980

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Episode of Series “Wild Australia”.
Emperor and Adelia penguins are shown in their natural habitat during the Antarctic winter playing the “evolutionary game” of adaptation and survival. The penguins are shown travelling to the rookeries, preparing nesting sites, in courtship and mating, breeding, feeding and caring for their chicks.

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Credits

director

David Parer

producer

Robert Horne

production company

ABC

Duration

00:30:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1980

Appears in

Wild Australia

Group of items

Wild Australia

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

000452

Language

English

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Penguins

Animals & Wildlife → Zoology - Antarctica

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Mawson station (Australian Antarctic Territory)

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Places → Mawson station (Australian Antarctic Territory)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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