The Koala, or 'native bear'

Australia, 1951

Film
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Episode number 1 of Series “Wild Life”.
Koala in Aboriginal = “no drink”. Koala in science = phascolarctos/pouched bear. Describes the stages in the early life of a koala, its characteristics, habitations, and comments on the pecularities of its diet.

Credits

production company

Australian Instructional Films

producer

Lex Halliday

Duration

00:08:53:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1951

Appears in

Wild Life

Group of items

Wild Life

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

325413

Language

English

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Animal behavior

Animals & Wildlife → Animal ecology

Animals & Wildlife → Animal populations

Animals & Wildlife → Animals - Adaptation

Animals & Wildlife → Animals - Habitations

Animals & Wildlife → Koala

Animals & Wildlife → Marsupialia

Animals & Wildlife → Zoology - Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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