Australian Wildlife: Amazing Platypus

Title:
Australian Wildlife: Amazing Platypus
NFSA ID:
27218
Year:
1973
Category:
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This episode of the series Australian Wildlife is about the platypus. Like the echidna, the platypus is a monotreme - the only mammals whose young are hatched from eggs.

This film shows the platypus in its natural surroundings - swimming, feeding, burrowing and at play. 

Director:
John Shaw
Producer:
John Morris
Production Company:
Australian Commonwealth Film Unit
Cinematographer:
John Shaw