• Short Summary

    Bangladesh, under the leadership of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, is slowly returning to normal following last month's Indo-Pakistan war.

  • Description

    Bangladesh, under the leadership of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, is slowly returning to normal following last month's Indo-Pakistan war. Damage to many areas is being repaired, but the Dacca Zoological Garden is finding it difficult to replace animals lost during the fighting. Many were killed and others seriously injured. Mr. B.R. Chowdhury, the curator of the zoo, says they are urgently seeking replacements for lost exhibits, especially a new mate for the zoo's now lonely chimpanzee.

    SYNOPSIS: Another victim of the Indo-Pakistan war. The Dacha Zoological Garden was hard hit by last month's fighting, leaving many of the animals dead or missing. The staff at the zoo are hard-pressed to repair the damage to animal cages and fences, so that yet animal cages and fences, so that yet more animals do not disappear. The number of staff is depleted, as many are busy repairing their won homes.

    Zoo officials say there is a crisis situation, with nearly fifty per cent of their animal exhibits dead or missing, Curator of the zoo, B.R. Chowdhury, said that it is most distressing that may of the animals remaining have been left without mates.

    Mr. Chowdhury say that he and other officials are presently compiling a list of animals they will need to purchase as replacements. The cost is high, however, due to expenses already used for repairing the cages and medical treatment for the injured animals.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAD02ET1B3A9ZKPRGTIJKO5SL9C
    Media URN:
    VLVAD02ET1B3A9ZKPRGTIJKO5SL9C
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/01/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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