Koalas

Australia, 1973

Film
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Episode of Series “Australian wildlife”.
The Koala’s popular image is as a sleepy, little creature. This film captures him in a more frolicsome mood - running, swimming and climbing. Active or drowsy, however, the Koala is always a popular subject. Also attmpts to correct some of the misconceptions about koalas.

Credits

director

John Shaw

producer

John Morris

production company

Film Australia

Language

English

Duration

00:10:55:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

31029

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Animal behavior

Animals & Wildlife → Animal ecology

Animals & Wildlife → Animals - Habitations

Animals & Wildlife → Koala

Animals & Wildlife → Marsupialia

Animals & Wildlife → Zoology - Australia

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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