Opportunity for children to look behind the scenes at the zoo - to see activities in the kitchen and hospital; how baby animals are fed and cared for by their keepers. Shows many animals in attractive outdoor settings and in “children’s zoo” sections in the famous Lincoln Park and Brookfield Zoos of Chicago. Baby animals featured in the film are the lion, tiger, gorilla, bear, elephant, harbor seal, kudu, llama, Barbary sheep, tapir and baboon.
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16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)