Turtle hunt

Australia, 1962

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Episode number 9 of Series “Alcheringa”
Shows how Australia’s Aborigines lived hundreds of years ago. Shows unique methods of locating and hunting turtles by wading into shallow pools and feeling for the hard shells with bare feet, grasping their necks by hand, and roasting in hot ashes.

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director

Frank L. Few

production company

ABC

Duration

00:13:03:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1962

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Alcheringa (A)

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Alcheringa (A)

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