Keith the wombat

Australia, 1951

Film
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Episode number 3 of Series “Wild Life”.
This film teaches the habits and characteristics of a wombat for the younger child by showing a day’s activity in the life of an animal kept as a pet. The animal is shown being bathed, fed, rubbing itself in a hollow log and swimming. A young wombat is shown just taken from the mother’s pouch.

Credits

production company

Australian Instructional Films

Duration

00:06:28:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1951

Appears in

Wild Life

Group of items

Wild Life

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

325418

Language

English

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Animal behavior

Animals & Wildlife → Animal films

Animals & Wildlife → Animals - Adaptation

Animals & Wildlife → Animals - Habitations

Animals & Wildlife → Animals - Infancy

Animals & Wildlife → Captive wild animals

Animals & Wildlife → Marsupialia

Animals & Wildlife → Wildlife - Australia

Animals & Wildlife → Wildlife conservation - Australia

Animals & Wildlife → Wombats

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Wildlife conservation - Australia

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

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)

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