Hanabiko ('Koko') the Gorilla at SF Zoo
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.
- Type of material
- local newsfilm
- 16mm magnetic sound film
- Rights for this video belong to
- Young Broadcasting of San Francisco, Inc.
- Date aired
- Originally aired on
- KRON 2749-8