Hippos in a zoo being fed and having teeth cleaned.
"Father weighs about three tons - and a grunt."
Door of a zoo enclosure being opened and a hippo walking out into its pen. M/S of the hippo sliding down a slope into the pen. Hippo runs around its enclosure chased by a zoo keeper. "Pa has one secret sorrow - he can't get a whole meal into his mouth at once." C/U of hippo with its huge jaws opened, keeper stands beside him. Keeper throws in large piece of meat, then some greens, then some bread.
"Like a good boy, he takes care of his teeth." Keeper brushes his teeth with a large broom, water is sprayed into his mouth. Hippo seems to like it. "Now for Ma - and little Bill." Female and baby hippo are seen. Keeper hand feeds them. "More personal hygiene - and nothing to eat until tomorrow." High angle shot of ma and baby hippo in a bath.
Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 514.