The Tasmanian tiger

Australia, 1963

Film
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Two tourists in search of Tasmania’s Thylacine or marsupial tiger, now probably extinct, see most of the island’s native animals in a zoo. Contains rare archival footage of a Tasmanian tiger in captivity and extensive footage of the Tasmanian devil.

Credits

producer

Linda Taylor

production company

Tasmania. Dept. of Film Production

Duration

00:16:53:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1963

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

29245

Language

English

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Extinction (Biology)

Animals & Wildlife → Tasmanian devil

Animals & Wildlife → Thylacine

Animals & Wildlife → Zoological gardens

Animals & Wildlife → Zoology - Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

History → Tasmania - History

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Extinction (Biology)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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