• Short Summary

    LONDON ZOO TOOK ON A NURSERY AIR TODAY (THURSDAY) AS THE ZOO AUTHORITIES DECIDED TO PUT EIGHT OF THEIR MORE PRECOCIOUS YOUNGSTERS ON PUBLIC SHOW.

  • Description

    1.
    GV PRESS PHOTOGRAPHERS PAN TO ZOO-KEEPER HOLDING LION CUBS
    0.03

    2.
    CU ZOO-KEEPER TILT DOWN TO CU CUBS
    0.07

    3.
    SV KEEPER HOLDING CUBS
    0.09

    4.
    SCU DITTO
    0.11

    5.
    CU FATHER LION IN CAGE
    0.14

    6.
    SV ZOOM INTO CU LIONESS
    0.21

    7.
    SV ZOO-KEEPER PLACES CUBS ON FLOOR
    0.25

    8.
    CU LIONESS LOOKS ON
    0.28

    9.
    CU CUBS PLAYING ON THE FLOOR
    0.34

    10.
    GV CROWD
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    11.
    CU DINGO PUPS IN BASKET
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    12.
    SV PHOTOGRAPHERS
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    13.
    CU DINGO PUPS RUNNING AROUND
    0.48

    14.
    LV ZOOM INTO CU BASKET WITH ONLY TWO PUPS
    0.51

    15.
    LV ZOOM INTO SCU DINGO FATHER BEHIND BARS
    0.55

    16.
    SV KEEPER PUTS PUP BACK IN BASKET PAN TO ANOTHER PUP GETTING OUT
    1.01

    17.
    CU PUP PLAYING AROUND BASKET
    1.06

    18.
    SCU PHOTOGRAPHERS


    19.
    CU ZOOM OUT TO SV ZOO-KEEPER HOLDING PUPS
    1.12



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: LONDON ZOO TOOK ON A NURSERY AIR TODAY (THURSDAY) AS THE ZOO AUTHORITIES DECIDED TO PUT EIGHT OF THEIR MORE PRECOCIOUS YOUNGSTERS ON PUBLIC SHOW.

    STAR ATTRACTIONS WERE THE TWIN LION CUBS BORN ON JANUARY 24 TO RESIDENT LIONS 'CAROLE' AND 'SINGH'. BOTH MALES, THEY HAVE BEEN NAMED PAUL AND PAMPAS.

    THEIR MOTHER, 'CAROLE', WHO IS NINE YEARS OLD, CROSSED THE IRISH SEA TO TAKE UP RESIDENCE IN LONDON ZOO IN 1957. BEFORE THAT SHE HAD BEEN IN BELFAST ZOO. FATHER SINGH, EIGHT YEARS OLD, ARRIVED IN LONDON FROM ARNHEM, HOLLAND IN 1961.

    THE DINGO PUPS WERE BORN TO JANE AND REX ON JANUARY 25. THEY RE A SPECIES OF WILD DOG FROM AUSTRALIA. THE PARENTS WERE THEMSELVES BORN IN LONDON ZOO.

    DINGOS ARE VERY MUCH LIKE THE DOMESTIC DOG AND, ALTHOUGH THEIR ORIGIN IS UNCERTAIN, IT IS THOUGHT THEY ARE DESCENDED FROM THE DOMESTIC DOGS OF THE AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINES. ALTHOUGH THEY CAN UTTER SHORT DOG-LIKE BARKS, THEY SELDOM DO SO AND MORE OFTEN HOWL LIKE A WOLF.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAATBPM5PDEPJUR8NEEI15M8TMY
    Media URN:
    VLVAATBPM5PDEPJUR8NEEI15M8TMY
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/03/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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