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Life in a Tropical Forest

Synopsis
Shows aspects of life in a tropical rain forest on Barro Colorado in Panama which is used as a base for scientific investigation under the Smithsonian Institute. Illustrates the diversity of animals and plants (the emphasis is on insects) and stresses the interaction between their specialised adaptation to their environment.
Series
Life Around Us, Series
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Film; Film. 16mm. sd. col. 30 min.
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of production
1971
Availability
OUT OF DISTRIBUTION
Uses
Elementary classes in ecology.*
Subjects
Biology
Keywords
ecosystems; rain forests

Distribution Formats

Type
Film
Format
16mm

Production Company

Name

Time-Life Films Inc

Phone
0101 201 843 4545
Address
PO Box 644
NJ 07652
USA

Distributor

Name

Scottish Central Film & Video Library

Notes
See: Scottish Screen

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