"A real baby - the latest arrived dwarf hippo, a very scarce kind of baby in most zoos."
C/U of a wooden crate. Door is lifted to reveal a young hippo inside. Hippo emerges and is stroked and petted by its keepers. Various shots of the baby hippo. The baby nuzzles up to its mother - cute....
Out takes (rushes, cuts) for stories in CP 494.
Joe the baby gorilla has a bath at Twycross Zoo.
Good footage of some of the new arrivals at Vienna Zoo in Austria.
Story about Boo Boo the chimpanzee and her daughter Jubilee, London Zoo.
Various shots of animals eating at Drayton Manor Zoo.
New arrivals in a zoo - three baby bears.
Animals on show at Moscow Zoo, Russia (Soviet Union).