Every care but no responsibility

Australia, 1977

Film
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The methods used by different insects to try to ensure the survival of their offspring range from very complex behaviour patterns to taking no responsibility at all once the eggs are laid. This film shows some of this type of insect behaviour. Filmed and edited by Jim Frazier, music by Derek Straham.

Credits

production company

Bank of New South Wales

Mantis Wildlife Films

Duration

00:20:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1977

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

33202

Language

English

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Animal behavior

Animals & Wildlife → Animal culture

Animals & Wildlife → Animal societies

Animals & Wildlife → Animals

Animals & Wildlife → Insects

Animals & Wildlife → Insects - Australia

Animals & Wildlife → Insects - Behavior

Animals & Wildlife → Parental behavior in animals

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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