• Short Summary

    WHEN A CONSIGNMENT OF ANIMALS FROM IVORY COAST ARRIVED AT GELSENKIRCHEN ZOO, IN WEST GERMANY RECENTLY, ZOO OFFICIALS WERE WORRIED ABOUT A BABY GORILLA, ANNE, WHO WAS PINING AND WEEPING FOR HER MOTHER.

  • Description

    WHEN A CONSIGNMENT OF ANIMALS FROM IVORY COAST ARRIVED AT GELSENKIRCHEN ZOO, IN WEST GERMANY RECENTLY, ZOO OFFICIALS WERE WORRIED ABOUT A BABY GORILLA, ANNE, WHO WAS PINING AND WEEPING FOR HER MOTHER.

    FRAU ANNE TIEMANN, ONE OF THE KEEPERS, FOUND A SOLUTION TO THE PROBLEM.EACH NIGHT, SHE TAKES THE BABY GORILLA HOME WITH HER.THERE, HER HUSBAND, JURGEN, A MINER, AND HER 11 YEAR OLD SON, PETER, TAKE TURNS AT KEEPING THE ANIMAL HAPPY.SHE IS GIVEN SUPPER OF FRESH ORANGES AND BANANAS, THEN PUT TO BED.

    FRAU TIEMANN SAID: "THE MOMENT SHE SAW ME, SHE LEAPT INTO MY ARMS AND CLUNG TO ME WEEPING.EVER SINCE SHE HAS FIRMLY REFUSED TO ALLOW ME TO GO ANYWHERE WITHOUT HER.I SUPPOSE IT IS NOT MUCH OF A COMPLIMENT TO BE MISTAKEN FOR A GORILLA, BUT SHE IS SO SWEET AND LOVABLE AND I COULD NOT RESIST HER SAD EYES".

    ZOO DIRECTOR, ALFRED GLENEWINKEL, SAID: "ANNE WOULD PINE AND DIE IF SHE DID NOT HAVE THIS ATTENTION.FRAU TIEMANN TREATS THE ANIMALS LIKE CHILDREN, AND UNDERSTANDS THEM VERY WELL".

    AND HOW DOES ANNE BEHAVE AT HOME? "VERY WELL.SHE NEVER CLIMBS UP THE CURTAINS OR DAMAGES THE FURNITURE".SAID FRAU TIEMANN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA98OBUN4AVEETUTN57AZVK033K
    Media URN:
    VLVA98OBUN4AVEETUTN57AZVK033K
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/04/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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