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.
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 - Australia
Black and White
16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)
16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)
16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)