What is a mammal?

United States, 1962

Film
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Episode of Series “Biology program; unit 3. Animal life”.
Demonstrates the basic structural and behavioural characteristics of mammals and describes their successful adaptation to a wide variety of ecological niches. Compares reptilian and mammalian characteristics, such as reactions to temperature, reproduction; sense organs and skull structure. Discusses the evolution of mammals, illustrates their variety and shows their distribution. Suitable for upper secondary levels.

Credits

production company

Encyclopaedia Britannica Films

Duration

00:14:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1962

Appears in

Biology program; unit 3. Animal life

Group of items

Biology program; unit 3. Animal life

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

011823

Language

English

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Adaptation - Biology - Juvenile films

Animals & Wildlife → Animal behavior

Animals & Wildlife → Animals

Animals & Wildlife → Biology

Animals & Wildlife → Evolution (Biology)

Animals & Wildlife → Mammals

Animals & Wildlife → Reptiles

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Adaptation - Biology - Juvenile films

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Biology

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Evolution (Biology)

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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