The Wonderful kangaroo

United Kingdom, 1977

TV show
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Episode of Series “Survival Anglia Wildlife Series”.
When Captain James Cook’s expedition brought back to England the first European sketches of kangaroos, they were ridiculed as fakes. Today the kangaroo stands at the centre of another controversy. Should Australia’s national animal be under conservation or shot for the damage it can do to hard-won farmland? The childhood and family life of the cuddly Grey Kangaroo stands in sharp contrast to the demanding existence of the Great Red Kangaroo in Australia’s deserts.

Credits

producer

Colin Willock

production company

Survival Anglia

Language

English

Duration

00:52:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

39338

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Kangaroos

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Television

Television → Television programs

Television → Television programs → Television programs - Great Britain

Television → Television series

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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