Animals of the Indian jungle

United States, 1957

Film
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Explores the dense tropical rain forest of eastern India, showing close up views of representative animals in their native environment - the crocodile, tiger, python, cobra, mongoose, monkey and elephant. Describes and illustrates the pattern of survival in the jungle, pointing out the ways of the hunters and the defences of the hunted. Photography by Jack Cardiff. Suitable for upper primary and lower secondary levels.

Credits

producer

Milan Herzog

production company

Encyclopaedia Britannica Films

Duration

00:10:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1957

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

32184

Language

English

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Animal behavior

Animals & Wildlife → Animal ecology

Animals & Wildlife → Animals - Habitations

Animals & Wildlife → Crocodiles

Animals & Wildlife → Elephants

Animals & Wildlife → Jungle animals

Animals & Wildlife → Predatory animals

Animals & Wildlife → Snakes

Animals & Wildlife → Tigers

Animals & Wildlife → Zoology - India

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 12+

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Jungle ecology - India

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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