Biological studies

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Dr. Gould introduces Oscar, his stuffed Emperor penguin, which he brought home from the first Byrd Expedition in 1930. Using Oscar as an example, Eklund discusses Antarctic penguins. Eklund, one of the world’s foremost authorities on the Skua, a special type of Antarctic bird, narrates films of his work with this bird. Lastly, the two men discuss seals and show films of seal branding in Antarctica. It is noted that a biology program has been added to the sciences to be explored under the scientific program USARP (US Antarctic Research Project), which is, on a limited scale, continuing the scientific exploration of Antarctica, following the completion of IGY. 
National Educational Television; Indiana University Audio-Visual Center
Educational; Adventure (Nonfiction)
Byrd Antarctic Expedition (2nd : 1933-1935) ; Antarctica--Discovery and exploration ; International Geophysical Year, 1957-1958.
National Educational Television
IUL Moving Image Archive
Rights Statement
No Copyright - United States
Physical Description
1 Film (0:33:00); 16mm
Gift to the IUB Libraries from Instructional Support Services.
Broadcast Date: 1959
Other Identifiers
IULMIA Film Database: 40000003361856; Other: GR00419953; MDPI Barcode: 40000003361856

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