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Australian Broadcasting Corporation Natural History Unit

Overview
Works: 117 works in 171 publications in 1 language and 969 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works 
Roles: prn
Classifications: QH197, 508.94
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Most widely held works by Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Nature of Australia a portrait of the island continent by John Vandenbeld ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows how the Australian continent evolved. Describes the origins of Australia's plants and animals. DVD
Wolves of the sea ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This documentary, together with scientific findings and other studies, shows the killer whale in a different light. Includes its means of survival, hunting techniques and methods of communication
The Kimberley, land of the wandjina by Jonathan Holmes ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gives an idea of the rich diversity of wildlife in Western Australia's Kimberley, from the sea coast to the deep internal gorges. An Aboriginal man teaches his children about the environment and the cave art
The Big wet ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The chronicle of a particular wet season in the tropical north of Australia and the effect it has on all living things there. Featured throughout is the majestic scenery of Kakadu and Arnhem Land
Platypus world's strangest animal by David Parer ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary on the little known world of the platypus. Includes images from inside the nesting chamber of a wild platypus and reveals many secrets of how the platypus breed and raise their young
Lizards of Oz Wombats : bulldozers of the bush ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lizards of Oz explores the fascinating desert world of these little known creatures, and examines why so many different species are able to co-exist. Wombats examines the myths and reality of womabt life both above and below ground
Terrors of Tasmania ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documentary on the nature and behaviour of the Tasmanian Devil
The dragons of Galapagos ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Looks at the struggle for survival of the iguanas of the Galapagos Islands
Nature's landscapes ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A visual journey through Australia's natural environment accompanied by classical music with natural sound effects
Banjo frogs ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An unsuspecting, adolescent frog takes a trip to the garbage dump, where he tries insensitively to ingratiate himself with the locals. But he just doesn't fit in until he picks up an old banjo and dramatically changes his tune. Includes sounds of banjo frogs and red-eyed tree frogs
Emus curious companions. Echidna : the survivor ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Emus : curious companions follows the work of ANU researcher, Cate Coddington, who has spent months with emus outside Canberra, studying their complex social systems and sexual habits. Echidna : the survivor concentrates on two researchers, Peggy Rismiller and Mike McKelvey, who are studying the habits of echidnas on Kangaroo Island
Bird suite ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A visual and symphonic journey through Antarctic and Australian and Papua-New Guinea landscapes featuring the bird life of these areas against a soundtrack of classical music performed by ABC symphony orchestras
Once upon Australia River red ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first program, illustrated with three dimensional animation, brings to life the beginning of Australia from the fires of creation to a distant future. In River red, the documentary shows the river red gum in its natural habitat, sheltering insects and marsupials, and its battle for survival
The wild bush budgie a very particular parrot ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first programme looks at the desert wandering budgerigar. The second programme looks at the Golden Shouldered Parrot of Northeast Australia
Spirits of the forest Year of the Gagadju ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spirits of the forest examines the relationship between the beautiful birds of paradise and the spiritual beliefs and rituals of the Huli people of Papua New Guinea whose men decorate their wigs with plumes from these birds. Year of the Gagadju takes us to Kakadu National Park, the traditional home of the Gagadju people who are attempting to retain their traditional culture and view of the world
Possum's rest ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It was a quiet leafy neighborhood until the humans moved in. Motors, loud music and barbeque smoke disrupt possum sleeping hours, and then the humans have the nerve to get upset with a little moonlight song and 3 a.m. clogging on a tin roof
The big wet ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The chronicle of a particular wet season in the tropical north of Australia and the effect it has on all living things there. Featured throughout is the majestic scenery of Kakadu and Arnhem Land
Turtle world ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A lone sea turtle travels through space, her breath creating a whole new atmosphere. This becomes filled with forests, rivers, mountains and enterprising monkeys ... so enterprising that they are forced to learn about sustainability the hard way
Two years in Galapagos ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Behind the scenes look at "The Dragons of Galapagos" and "Islands of the vampire birds."
Zoo's company ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Takes us behind the bars and moats, to witness the backstage life of the animals and their keepers at three zoos, the Royal Melbourne Zoological Gardens, Victoria's Open Range Zoo at Werribee and the Healesville Sanctuary
 
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Languages
English (42)