KRON-TV News report from July 5th 1971 at San Francisco Zoo by Art Brown featuring featuring brief scenes of Hanabiko ('Koko') the gorilla, a new arrival who was born on the 4th of July. Also includes views of crowds surrounding the gorilla enclosure and an interview with a Zoo employee. Brown points out that Koko's mother Jacqueline was originally thought to be a male when she arrived at the Zoo and was called Jacob till staff realized their mistake. Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.
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