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    Chessington Zoo, Kingston Upon Thames, London.

    A day in the life of a zoo vet. Shots of vet and Head Keeper, Jack Young, extracting a milk tooth from an elephant.

    Jack and the vet then turn their attention to the penguins. C/U of vet removing corn from penguin's foot. Nice shots of penguins in their enclosure.

    Some cute shots of monkeys being given cough mixture.

    Shots of vet and Jack trying to persuade a tiger to place his hurt paws on a board with lotion on. C/Us of Jack and vet.

    Shots of Jack and vet spiking a herring with vitamin pills. C/U of Jack looking in medicine case. The herring is fed to a sea lion.

    Shots of pelicans in a pool. The vet and Jack take one bird from the enclosure and vet remove a lollipop stick wedged in the bird's throat.

    Shots of vet attending to baby hippo. The hippo is then sprayed with a hose.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/07/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    3202
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    229.10
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration
    00:03:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:52:00 / 01:45:52:00
    Canister:
    CP 446
    Sort Number:
    CP 446
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  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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