The Resource Koalas: The Bare Facts

Koalas: The Bare Facts

Label
Koalas: The Bare Facts
Title
Koalas: The Bare Facts
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Filmmaker
Subject
Summary
If you think koalas are cute and cuddly, sit in trees all day and don't have a care in the world, this fascinating documentary will surprise you. Koalas - The Bare Facts reveals some intriguing aspects of this famous Australian that is not a bear at all. It provides a close-up look at some of this animal's behaviour both in the wild and now in the suburbs that have increasingly taken over its habitat. We follow as a scientist tracks koalas electronically to see the devastating impact of forest clearing on these extraordinary creatures. We witness the progress of orphaned koalas that have been reared by human mothers, and the treatment of sick adults in special koala hospitals, using technology usually reserved only for humans. There's footage of an orphaned koala that shares a bed with a family and watches TV from a special gum tree in their sitting room and of koalas that sit in telegraph poles because there are no gum trees left. We'll also witness a koala's birth and a baby koala's first view out of the pouch as well as the intimate sexual signalling of adult koalas as they flap their ears and jerk their heads. A Film Australia National Interest Program. Copyright - 2011 National Film and Sound Archive of Australia. Executive Producer: Bruce Moir, Chris Oliver Director: Paul Scott Writer: Paul Scott DOP/Cinematographer: Lindsay Cupper, David Lourie Narrator/Presenter: Ivar Kants
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by National Film and Sound Archive of Australia in 1990
Language note
In English
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Scott, Paul
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
50
Technique
live action
Label
Koalas: The Bare Facts
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Publication
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  • Title from title frames
  • In Process Record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
1126288
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)921959110
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1126288
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Koalas: The Bare Facts
Link
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • In Process Record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
1126288
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)921959110
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1126288
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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