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The Animals Roadshow

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We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
with Desmond Morris and Sarah Kennedy
The chimpanzee is the second most intelligent animal on the face of the earth. In the right circumstances it can achieve the warmest of friendships with humans. But can they also learn to 'talk' to each other? Nine-year-old
Martina Fitzpatrick joins
Desmond in the chimpanzee house to find out.
From the biggest dog show in the world - run by women - Sarah reports on the dogs of legend. They include the mastiffs who confronted
Julius Caesar , the superdogs 'created' by man, and the St Bernards who conquered the Alps. Desmond joins a six-legged drugs patrol and visits the hospital where cats, goats and donkeys are allowed to walk in, bringing new hope to the patients. Researchers
FIONA COUPER. POLLY PHILLIPS Producer IAN CHRISTIE
Editor DAVID MARTIN. BBC Scotland
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Contributors

Unknown: Desmond Morris
Unknown: Sarah Kennedy
Unknown: Martina Fitzpatrick
Unknown: Julius Caesar
Unknown: Fiona Couper.
Unknown: Polly Phillips
Producer: Ian Christie
Editor: David Martin.

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The Animals Roadshow

BBC One London, 3 May 1987 17.50






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