Strange creature: the echidna

Australia, 1971

Film
A still image from Strange creature: the echidna

A simplified version for schools and general audiences of the prize-winning CSIRO film “The Echidna”. Experienced naturalists have seen for the first time in this film the young echidna in its mother’s pouch at different stages of growth. Highlights its uniqueness as an egg-laying mammal and shows the echidna in its natural habitat, feeding, reproductive techniques and development of the young.

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Credits

editor

David Corke

production company

CSIRO

Educational Media Australia

Duration

00:14:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1971

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

012461

Language

English

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - overscan

U-Matic (low band); Access Print (Section 1)

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