The Spiny Ant-eater

Australia, 1957

Film
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Episode number 4 of Series “Wild Life”.
Sequence of shots of the Spiny Ant-Easter digging into the ground. The differences between it and European porcupines are explained as well as the unique characteristics of this strange Australian mammal.

Credits

director

Arthur Hansen

production company

Australian Instructional Films

Language

English

Duration

00:08:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

28819

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Animal behavior

Animals & Wildlife → Mammals - Australia

Animals & Wildlife → Marsupialia

Animals & Wildlife → Monotremata

Animals & Wildlife → Tachyglossidae

Animals & Wildlife → Wildlife

Animals & Wildlife → Zoology - Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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