• Short Summary

    A zookeeper handles cobra at London Zoo.

  • Description

    Cobra, London Zoo.

    C/U First aid box marked 'Snake bites only' In front of box is a pair of goggles which a hand picks up. C/U Zookeeper (Reg Lanworn) fastening on goggles and walking out of picture. M/S Keeper walks to entrance of snake cage and opens shutters M/S From front of cage keeper opening doors.

    C/U Cobra spitting. M/S Keeper lowers long pole down into cage. On the end is a loop for catching snakes. C/U Cobra spitting. M/S Keeper trying to catch him. M/S Cobra being caught with specially designed stick. M/S Keeper withdrawing snake from cage. M/S Outside the cage is a small metal box, which the keeper places the cobra in.

    M/S Keeper places his goggles on his forehead and lowers a pair of steps into the cage. M/S Entering the cage. M/S He cleans the snake venom off the window he leaves the cage. he withdraws. L/S Children looking in cage. M/S Keeper lowers the cobra back into his cage.

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    New pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:07:00 / 01:24:48:00
    NP 446

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