The Dominant male

Australia, 1978

Film
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Episode of Series “Edge of the Cold”.
One of four films about Macquarie Island. In September giant elephant seals come to mate and pup. This program follows events at the largest harem on the island, with 1,500 cows and 50 males. Narrated by Sir Edmund Hillary, production and photography by David Parer.

Credits

producer

Robert Horne

production company

Australian Broadcasting Commission

Language

English

Duration

00:31:57:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

30978

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Biology

Animals & Wildlife → Elephant seals

Animals & Wildlife → Seals (Animals)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Macquarie Island (Tas.)

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Biology

Places → Macquarie Island (Tas.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

U-Matic; Access Print (Section 1)

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