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  • Short Summary

    Educational film featuring different members of the cow family including yaks and buffaloes.

  • Description

    British Instructional Films Ltd presents a Classroom Film.

    A cow, a bull and two calves walk out of a cow shed. Bull stands in field. Calves suckle from mother. Calves run around in the field. Cow licks its lips, C/U of snout and horns. C/U of hooves. Cows chew cud. One cow has lots of flies on its face. "The Anoa" - a different kind of cow with pointed antlers. It eats oak leaves and something which has been placed on the ground. "Cape Buffaloes" are featured. We see them walking around an enclosure and eating something on the ground. C/U of muzzle as the beast eats. Buffalo running in the field. Baby buffalo. C/U of hooves. Buffaloes walk in the mud. "Yaks" - baby yak suckles. Anther young yak drinks from a pond. One baby is black, the other is white. Young yak lying on the ground. Mother licks the baby's face. Baby suckling. "Bison" - top shots of bison roaming in a field. C/U of bison eating. C/U of bison's head. Baby bison. Bison eating. C/U of horns and of muzzle. C/U of hooves.

    Acknowledgements to the London Zoo.

    Note: The difference between a buffalo and a bison is that you can't wash your hands in a buffalo.

    This film is a composite of other British Instructional Films including "Cows", "Yaks" and "Bison".

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1940 - 1949
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:20:00 / 01:29:03:00

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