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    FIRST REEL


    1.
    "Si-Kiang" entering Port Elizabeth Harbour.


    2.
    "Si-Kiang" tying up.


    3.
    Cowboy Mills greeting family waiting on shore.


    4.
    Animals are uncovered with excited Stevedores crowding round.


    5.
    Veterinary Surgeon & Cowboy Mills and his family examining the Sun Bear from India or Honey Bear.


    6.
    Sun Bear being fed with an orange by Cowboy Mills.


    7.
    Python is removed from box.


    8.
    Mills and Robin Hillyar with Python. Congo monkey or Spotted nosed monkey.


    9.
    Fighting with Python.


    10.
    Giant South American Anteater leaves cage on deck.


    11.
    Crew from Captain to Deckhand were very helpful during the two weeks journey by sea. Here from left to right chief engineer, Marinari, Captain Nicaise, and First Officer Breboir admire the Anteater being fed on deck by Cowboy Mills at extreme left.


    12.
    Sun Bear being lifted from deck of the ship.


    13.
    Cases full of animals in the air, being hoisted by crane from the ship.


    14.
    Placing of crates on the waiting truck which will take them to the animal sanctuary.


    15.
    Another shot of crane being hoisted by crane from deck to truck.


    16.
    Animal crates being loaded on to the truck.


    17.
    Truck loaded to capacity being guarded by Cowboy Mills.


    18.
    Arrival at Quarantine Station in Animal Sanctuary.


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    SECOND REEL


    21.
    The new arrivals are placed in especially prepared cages for their quarantine. Here a box containing a Patas Monkey is carried to its new home.


    22.
    Patas monkey which is from the Congo in the Elizabethville region is released into its cage.


    23.
    Cowboy Mills' twin boys who speak fluent Xhosa carry a Redial Tortoise into a cage.


    24.
    Ring-tailed Lemurs entering their new cage.


    25.
    Giant Asiatic Hornbills enter their cage and perch on the branch provided. (Cameraman in cage)


    26.
    Bruno the Sun Bear, carried in a crate to its cage.


    27.
    Bruno entering the cage.


    28.
    Bruno being fed by Cowboy Mills after entering.


    29.
    Pigmy mongoose being carried to their new home.


    30.
    Being very shy creatures, it was difficult to persuade them to leave the crate and when they did so, left from it with great speed.


    31.
    The Anteater was released from its crate and allowed to wander around the station. Here it is shown eating ants at a tree root.


    32.
    We now leave the Quarantine Station and have a look at a few of the more interesting animals to be seen in this animal sanctuary. Here a Young Giraffe is fed from the hand by visitors.


    33.
    Visitors examining a Drill Monkey.


    34.
    Visitors looking at a lion which is walking up and down its cage.


    35.
    Canadian grissly and Siberian brown bear.


    36.
    A 5 year old Cape Buffalo.


    37.
    Visitors watching the peculiar mouth action of the camel.


    38.
    Wide Horizon Animal Sanctuary Sign.


    39.
    Cowboy Mills' house amongst the trees in the Animal Sanctuary.


    40.
    Visitors looking over the fence at the camel, horse (mare) and foal.




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    Film ID:
    VLVA67MRSKJ1W1XRUGFWFDQ5HHJ0U
    Media URN:
    VLVA67MRSKJ1W1XRUGFWFDQ5HHJ0U
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/12/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:31:00
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