• Short Summary

    AT MANY ZOOS THROUGHOUT THE WORLD IT IS TEMPTING TO IMAGINE THAT THE CAGED ANIMALS WOULD ENJOY LIFE MUCH MORE WERE THEY RETURNED TO THEIR NATURAL HOMES.

  • Description


    VARIOUS ANIMALS AT THE NAIROBI ANIMAL ORPHANAGE.




    Initials DE/V/MGT/JM



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    Background: AT MANY ZOOS THROUGHOUT THE WORLD IT IS TEMPTING TO IMAGINE THAT THE CAGED ANIMALS WOULD ENJOY LIFE MUCH MORE WERE THEY RETURNED TO THEIR NATURAL HOMES.BUT IN NAIROBI THERE'S A SPECIAL ZOO WHERE THE ANIMALS ARE CARED FOR WITH A SPECIAL ATTENTION THEY WOULD NEVER RECEIVE IN THE WILD.THIS IS THE NAIROBI ANIMAL ORPHANAGE.

    AMONG RECENT ARRIVALS AT THE ORPHANAGE IS "MARSH" - A SMALL GIRAFFE.HE WAS FOUND IN THE WASTELANDS OF NORTHERN KENYA AND WHEN HE ARRIVED IN NAIROBI WAS CLOSE TO DEATH.ANIMAL TRAINER, MR.CADE, MADE EVERY EFFORT TO REVIVE HIM BUT AT FIRST MET WITH LITTLE SUCCESS."MARSH" DIDN'T WANT TO EAT.THEN, WITHOUT THINKING, MR.CADE OFFERED "MARSH" A PIECE OF MARSHMALLO HE WAS CARRYING IN HIS POCKET."MARSH" EYED IT FOR A MOMENT AND THEN SWALLOWED IT IN ONE GULP.SINCE THEN HIS APPETITE HAS RETURNED AND HE HAS BECOME ONE OF THE BEST LOVED ANIMALS IN THE ZOO.

    THERE ARE A NUMBER OF LIONS AT THE ZOO."MARA" IS SOON TO BE SHIPPED TO ONE OF THE MOST FAMOUS OF ALL MENAGERIES - WHIPSNADE ZOO NEAR LONDON IN ENGLAND."JUMA" WAS TO HAVE TAKEN A STAR ROLE IN A FILM RECENTLY SHOT IN KENYA - BUT HE PROVED JUST A LITTLE DIFFICULT TO HANDLE.

    ANOTHER POPULAR ANIMAL IS A TAME CARACAL - A TYPE OF LYNX OFTEN FOUND IN AFRICA.BUT, AS IN ALL ZOOS, THE CHIMPANZEES OFTEN ATTRACT VISITORS MOST - AND DEMAND THE CONSTANT ATTENTION OF THEIR KEEPER."SEBASTIAN", ONE OF THE FAVOURITES OF THE NAIROBI CHIMPS, HAS RECENTLY BEEN HAVING TROUBLE WITH HIS TEETH......

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAE9PWL4Z5CLOXS90B9MDV1WZ2U
    Media URN:
    VLVAE9PWL4Z5CLOXS90B9MDV1WZ2U
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/08/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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