Kangaroos

Australia, 1951

Film
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Episode number 7 of Series “Wild Life”.
A study of the kangaroo as one of the oldest mammals in history. Describes other marsupials of similar type; discusses aspects of the male and female animal; explains how the young animal reaches the mother’s pouch after birth; mentions other types such as the paddy melon, the swamp wallaby, the pretty-faced wallaby and the tree kangaroo.

Credits

production company

Australian Instructional Films

Duration

00:10:40:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1951

Appears in

Wild Life

Group of items

Wild Life

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

325437

Language

English

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Animal behavior

Animals & Wildlife → Animals - Habitations

Animals & Wildlife → Kangaroos

Animals & Wildlife → Mammals - Australia

Animals & Wildlife → Marsupialia

Animals & Wildlife → Tree kangaroos

Animals & Wildlife → Wallabies

Animals & Wildlife → Wildlife - Australia

Animals & Wildlife → Zoology - Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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