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Back From the Brink 3D

Opens: Friday September 9

Rated: ctc
Exempt from Classification*
Runtime: 45 mins

Opens: Friday September 9

NEW FOR TERM 4 2022!

Experience on the giant screen the remarkable true story of three animal species rescued from the brink of extinction. Meet scientists, park rangers and students working to save endangered animals around the world.

Discover how California’s enchanting ‘Channel Island Fox’ is rescued from an invasion of Golden Eagles, the fastest recovery of a species in the history of animal conservation. Join the former hunters of one of the world’s most endangered primates, the Golden Monkey, now protecting them in the fabled mountains of China’s Yunnan Province. Witness the wondrous migration of the ‘Christmas Island Red Crab,’ and marvel at their recovery from a Crazy Yellow Ant infestation in one of the most successful bio-control experiments ever undertaken. Join this remarkable and heartfelt adventure to save endangered species around the world as we show that positive change is possible.

Teacher Information: Suitable for students in Grade 5 and above. Links closely to the Dynamic Earth exhibition at Melbourne Museum. Visit the Museum learning website or call 03 8341 7767 to book.

Victorian Curriculum Links: Science Understanding (Biological & Earth Science), Environmental Science, Sustainability, Geography.

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*The content of this film has been assessed as meeting the Exempt from Classification criteria as defined by the Australian Classification Office