• Short Summary

    SAPPER TONY HANSEN STATIONED IN SINGAPORE, OWNS A RARE PROBOSCIS MONKEY GIVEN HIM BY A DUSUN TRIBESMAN IN NORTH BORNEO.

  • Description

    SAPPER TONY HANSEN STATIONED IN SINGAPORE, OWNS A RARE PROBOSCIS MONKEY GIVEN HIM BY A DUSUN TRIBESMAN IN NORTH BORNEO.

    WITH THE PERMISSION OF THE MILITARY AND CIVILIAN AUTHORITIES HE BROUGHT THE MONKEY - ON THE UNIT'S NOMINAL ROLE AS "SAPPER CAROLE" - TO SINGAPORE WITH THE INTENTION OF FIRST STUDYING HER HIMSELF AND THEN OF PRESENTING HER TO THE ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF LONDON.

    "SAPPER CAROLE" IS QUITE DISTINCTIVE.SHE HAS A PUTTY-LIKE "CYRANO DE BERGERAC" NOBE, REDDISH FUR, PROMINENT STOMACH AND IS A VEGETARIAN.HOWEVER, SHE HAS ADAPTED HERSELF TO FROGS, BEETLES, AND SMALL FISH AS WELL.SHE IS ALSO FOND OF BREAD, BISCUITS, OMELETTES AND CHOCOLATES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9LEAUPUMBKATN7V6XZ1RISL4X
    Media URN:
    VLVA9LEAUPUMBKATN7V6XZ1RISL4X
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/08/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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