Beware - snakes

Australia, 1952

Film
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Episode number 9 of Series “Wild Life”.
Shows life cycle and habits of common varieties of snakes, including development of young, hibernation during winter months, change of skin, method of locomotion and structure of skin. Asnake is milked to provide venom for the manufacture of antitoxin. The need for immediate first-aid is stressed if snake bite occurs. Varieties of snakes, harmless and venomous are shown.

Credits

production company

Australian Instructional Films

Duration

00:10:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1952

Appears in

Wild Life

Group of items

Wild Life

Explore

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

501210

Language

English

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Reptiles - Australia

Animals & Wildlife → Snakes

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Safety education

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → First aid in illness and injury

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Poisonous snakes - Venom - Therapeutic use

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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