An item about a vet at Chessington zoo.
Chessington Zoo, Kingston Upon Thames, London.
A day in the life of a zoo vet. Shots of vet and Head Keeper, Jack Young, extracting a milk tooth from an elephant.
Jack and the vet then turn their attention to the penguins. C/U of vet removing corn from penguin's foot. Nice shots of penguins in their enclosure.
Some cute shots of monkeys being given cough mixture.
Shots of vet and Jack trying to persuade a tiger to place his hurt paws on a board with lotion on. C/Us of Jack and vet.
Shots of Jack and vet spiking a herring with vitamin pills. C/U of Jack looking in medicine case. The herring is fed to a sea lion.
Shots of pelicans in a pool. The vet and Jack take one bird from the enclosure and vet remove a lollipop stick wedged in the bird's throat.
Shots of vet attending to baby hippo. The hippo is then sprayed with a hose.