Hanabiko ('Koko') the Gorilla at SF Zoo

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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
Duration
4:24
16mm magnetic sound film
Rights for this video belong to
Young Broadcasting of San Francisco, Inc.
Date aired
7/5/1971
Originally aired on
KRON-TV
Identifier
KRON 2749-8
Views
2496

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