Zoo keeper Buck Jones prepares a bucket of soapy water then begins scrubbing an elephant called Rusty with a brush. He pours soapy water over Rusty. A sea lion preens himself. Penguins preen each other then swim and splash about in their pool. One seems a bit...
Elephants are washed in holy water and decorated with gold and silk for religious procession.
An elephant is cleaned by a man with a broom.
Baby elephant at London Zoo being washed, fed and giving children rides.
"Bright Eyes" the elephant goes through her morning wash at Durban zoo, South Africa.
Good material of behind-the-scenes at a circus, horses in training, elephant washed, lions in cage.
Unedited material of zoo animals. c. 1950
Behind-the-scenes at Bertram Mills circus, horses in training, elephant washed, lions in cage.