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    Four penguins are standing around looking territorial. A wider shot reveals that nearby there is a small wooden hut with the words "Quiet Please" painted on the side. A much smaller penguin (the female?) comes out of the hut, collects a branch and takes it inside. Shot of two penguins and a nest with two eggs. C/U of a baby penguin in someone's hand. Shot of a zoo keeper feeding a penguin with a fish in newspaper.

    C/U of a woman holding a tiny puppy and feeding it with a bottle of milk. Pan down and across sofa reveals lots of puppies clambering over their mother dog. (King Charles Spaniel?) C/U of puppy feeding from bottle. Woman puts down puppy and picks another up. C/U of puppies suckling from mother. Shot of puppies with heads peeking out of bars of a cot. A seal at the zoo swims in its pond, climbs over a fence, catches fish thrown by a keeper and generally entertains spectators at feeding time. There is a large bird nearby observing events (a Heron?). Also very quick shots of a camel and a goose.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1950
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    70505
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1361.05
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:04:00 / 01:44:45:00
    Canister:
    DOCS
    Sort Number:
    DOCS
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    group Documentaries (1976) Documentary warning Long documentary A detailed look
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