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.
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 As a result, some items may reflect outdated, offensive and possibly harmful views and opinions.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.
In ACMI's collection
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)