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Birth of the Red Kangaroo

Australia, 1965 (MIFF 1967, Australian Programme No. 1)

Director: G. B. Sharman

A unique study of marsupial reproduction which refutes many of the old beliefs.

Grand Prix, Scientific Festival, Brussels; Orbit Awards, ANZAAS; Silver Award, Teaching Category, Australian Film Awards.

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