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The Ark

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Last in the series filmed behind the scenes at London Zoo as it fought for its future.
Late 1991, and the battle is about to begin. David Jones , the zoo's director-general, and Colin Tudge , his leading opponent in the reform group, work on their plans for the future of the zoo. As Christmas approaches the tension mounts. Midgie, one of the zoo's two koalas, has fallen sick. Her keeper,
Frank Wheeler , nurses her day and night to keep her alive.
Meanwhile, David Jones waits for the telephone call that will announce his fate.
Producer Molly Dineen
Executive producer Edward Mirzoeff An RTO production for BBCtv

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Unknown: David Jones
Unknown: Colin Tudge
Unknown: Frank Wheeler
Unknown: David Jones
Producer: Molly Dineen
Producer: Edward Mirzoeff

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