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Putorius putorius (Mustelidae) - Nahrungserwerb, Freßverhalten großer Jungtiere


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Title Putorius putorius (Mustelidae) - Nahrungserwerb, Freßverhalten großer Jungtiere
Alternative Title Putorius putorius (Mustelidae) - Acquisition of Food, Eating Behaviour of Large Young
Author Sielmann, Heinz
License CC Attribution - NonCommercial - NoDerivatives 3.0 Germany:
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DOI 10.3203/IWF/E-2231
IWF Signature E 2231
Publisher IWF (Göttingen)
Release Date 1979
Language Silent film
Producer Heinz-Sielmann-Produktion
Production Year 1972

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IWF Technical Data Film, 16 mm, 55 m ; F, 5 min

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Subject Area Life Sciences
Abstract Europäischer Waldiltis. Ein Muttertier jagt und erbeutet eine Ratte. Eine Kreuzotter kann erst nach heftigem Kampf überwältigt werden. Die Beutetiere werden jeweils zu den Jungtieren gebracht und von diesen und der Mutter gemeinsam gefressen. Jungtiere erbeuten selbständig einen Frosch und streiten sich um ihn. Einen Igel können die jungen Iltisse nicht überwältigen.
The film shows a polecat chasing a rat and carrying the rat in its mouth into a cavern to its young. Roaming about the forest the polecat catches catches sight of a common viper (vipera berus), approaches the viper carefully, flings back several times and withdraws from the place. The violent struggle between polecat and viper is demonstrated in details in the film. Finally the polecat succeeds in killing the viper and the prey is carried to the young polecats. Instantly two of them snatch at the viper and drag it to and fro until their mother starts to devour the head of the viper. Two young polecats are strolling about the forest and capture a frog. Three young polecats attack a hedgehog which is rolled up on the ground. Again and again they push their muzzles under the spiny ball but they do not succeed in turning the hedgehog round.
Keywords Iltis
Europäischer Iltis
Mustela putorius
Putorius putorius
Nahrungserwerb / Carnivora
Nahrungsaufnahme / Carnivora
ingestion / Carnivora
acquisition of food / Carnivora
Putorius putorius
Mustela putorius
European polecat

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