Come into my parlour, said the spider to the fly

Australia, 1975

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Deals with the predatory techniques of the Australian spiders that feed on insects. Includes spiders that build lidded burrows, spin webs, stack their prey, cast nets, or lure moths into a whirling line.

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Credits

producer

Densey Clyne

Jim Frazier

production company

Mantis Wildlife Films

Duration

00:20:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1975

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

015672

Language

English

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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