River red gum

Australia, 1976

TV show
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Episode of Series “Wildlife Australia”.
Shows the river red gum in its natural habitat, sheltering caterpillars, tiny marsupial carnivores, mistletoe birds, spitfires and saw flies. Also contains unique footage of ants farming slow-witted caterpillars for their sweet sticky secretions, in a three way business arrangement with the tree.

Credits

production company

ABC-TV (Australia)

Victoria. Ministry for Conservation

co-producer

Michael Vance

Dione Gilmour

Duration

00:30:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1976

Appears in

Wildlife Australia

Group of items

Wildlife Australia

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

012604

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television

Animals & Wildlife → Ants

Animals & Wildlife → Zoology - Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Ecology

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Trees

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Trees - Australia

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Television

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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