Golden Twins Appear 1961

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    Golden Twins Appear. Whipsnade Zoo, Bedfordshire.

    C/U Showing two keepers holding baby polar bear cubs, press men are taking photographers. C/U Polar bear cub in keeper's arm pans across to second one. C/U Showing sea lion in water (with head well above water) it ducks down and swims away C/U of a type of seagull (its on the ground). C/U Showing keeper in front of adult polar bear's cage. he is holding some food on the end of a spiked stick, to the father of the baby cubs. C/U of bear standing up looking at meat on the end of the stick. C/U Bear's head. Food from stick is just visible. M/S Two keepers with baby cubs in arms walking towards camera to put baby cubs in hut.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/03/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    53237
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1714.06
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:59:00 / 01:25:45:00
    Canister:
    61/20
    Sort Number:
    61/020
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