Title Details

Kangaroos Part 1: Biography

Traces the evolution of the kangaroo, its feeding and mating habits, birth and development in the pouch.
Series : Australian Wildlife Series | Year : 1971 | Total Duration : 12 Minutes | Producer : David Bairstow, Joe Scully
Director : John Shaw |
Kangaroo at a waterhole. Kangaroos lying in an enclosure. Kangaroos on a clearing in the bush. Quokka, an Australian native animal. Red Kangaroo on a grassy plain.
Red kangaroos in a bush clearing. Spotted quoll walking over a fallen tree branch.
Low aerial track following kangaroo bounding through scrub in red outback. Zoom in to tree kangaroo curled up in tree fork in forest. CU tree kangaroo climbing branch. CU face looking at camera and CUs white muzzled tree kangaroo on ground. MS koala in tree and possum midway down tree. GS cuscus in forest at night. High shots of tree kangaroo bounding along ground then CUs climbing tree.
Access No. 131464 | 2 mins 6 secs | 1970s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
ECU tree kangaroo eating. VS wallabies and kangaroos eating. ECU kangaroos muzzle, teeth and mouth chewing. CUs red kangaroos grazing on grass and CUs tree kangaroo and kangaroos licking arms. VS male kangaroo following and showing interest in female kangaroo across grassy plain then mating. GS pair of kangaroos sitting with backs to camera. Trio of kangaroos relaxing in shade of tree with flowering grasses in foreground.
Access No. 131466 | 2 mins 50 secs | 1970s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
CU kangaroo licking pouch and VS preparing to give birth. ECUs birth of joey emerging and climbing up stomach of mother to pouch. ECU entering pouch and attaching to teat. ECUs feeding in pouch. Zoom through forest to kangaroo with joey in pouch. GS kangaroo bounding through bare branched forest of trees. Mobs of kangaroos bounding around edge of forest.
Access No. 131467 | 3 mins 8 secs | 1970s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Very good ECU of kangaroo bounding POV from underneath. Low aerial track following kangaroo across red outback landscape and scattered trees. Slow-motion of kangaroo bounding through forest and slow-motion of kangaroo bound through long grass tufts.
Access No. 131468 | 3 mins 27 secs | 1970s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |