• Short Summary

    MAKING HER DEBUT IN LONDON (JULY 23) A FIVE-WEEK-OLD GIRAFFE CALF. SHE WAS ALLOWED OUT?

  • Description

    MAKING HER DEBUT IN LONDON (JULY 23) A FIVE-WEEK-OLD GIRAFFE CALF. SHE WAS ALLOWED OUT INTO THE PADDOCK TO STRETCH HER LEGS. AND MUM WAS NOT FAR BEHIND.

    AS BABIES GO SHE'S A BIG GIRL -- HEIGHT 7FT 10 INCHES (APPROX 2.4 METERS) -- JUST TWO FT (.7100m) MORE THAN HER BIRTH HEIGHT. SHE WAS CHRISTENED VIRGINIA AND SHE WAS BORN TO GRUMPY AND LYNN ON THE 16TH OF JUNE.

    AND TO MAKE SURE SHE COMES TO NO HARM A FENCE HAS BEEN BUILT ROUND THE INSIDE OF THE MOAT WHICH SEPARATES THE GIRAFFES FROM THE PUBLIC. IT'S A PRECAUTION IN CASE VIRGINIA SHOULD BECOME TOO EXCITED AND SLIP AS SHE AROUND.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADFPZSQCCVS900IC3EUBFL4S76
    Media URN:
    VLVADFPZSQCCVS900IC3EUBFL4S76
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/07/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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