The Seal watch with Bob Warneke

Australia, 1974

Film
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Episode of Series “Wild Australia”.
This film, taken at the height of the breeding season of the seals in the Bass Strait, records the annual out-haul of the 800 lb weight territorial males and their violent battles for breeding territory. Included is the birth of a seal pup and a description of the challenges to its survival. Cinematography by Keith Taylor.

Credits

director

Ken Taylor

producer

Robert Horne

production company

Australian Broadcasting Commission

Language

English

Duration

00:30:17:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

31568

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Animal life cycles

Animals & Wildlife → Aggressive behavior in animals

Animals & Wildlife → Animal behavior

Animals & Wildlife → Animal ecology

Animals & Wildlife → Animal life cycles

Animals & Wildlife → Animal populations

Animals & Wildlife → Animals - Habitations

Animals & Wildlife → Animals - Infancy

Animals & Wildlife → Aquatic mammals

Animals & Wildlife → Marine fauna

Animals & Wildlife → Parental behavior in animals

Animals & Wildlife → Seals (Animals)

Animals & Wildlife → Sexual behavior in animals

Animals & Wildlife → Wildlife - Australia

Animals & Wildlife → Zoology - Australia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Bass Strait (Tas. and Vic.)

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Marine fauna

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Biology - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Sexual behavior in animals

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Biology - Study and teaching

Places → Bass Strait (Tas. and Vic.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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