An observational documentary of the Melbourne Zoo. The film features the Zoo as a visitor attraction focusing on the interests of children. Children’s verbal observations form a large part of this otherwise non-narrated film. Various animals are shown in their enclosures and the film takes us on the Zoo train tour. Photography: Graeme Jackson and Philip Cordingley
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16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)