This film was made at the Melbourne Zoo and, without commentary, shows the activities - particularly eating - of birds in the air and animals on land and in water. There are some interesting close-ups of parts of animals, eg. the texture of the skin of a hippo and the back of an eagle.
Our collection comprises over 40,000 moving image works, acquired and catalogued between the 1940s and early 2000s. As a result, some items may reflect outdated, offensive and possibly harmful views and opinions. ACMI is working to identify and redress such usages.
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In ACMI's collection
16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)
16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)
16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)