Australasian Gazette – Prickly Pear Infested Areas of Australia (1926)
By 1925, the prickly pear infested over 25 million hectares in New South Wales and Queensland. Caterpillar larvae were introduced in 1926 to combat the problem.
Length: 3 minutes 40 seconds
Original aspect ratio: 1.33:1 (Academy full frame)
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