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Doctor in the Zoo

Synopsis

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The third of five programmes from The World About Us
For David Taylor a telephone call at any time of the day or night can mean a journey of just a few miles or thousands. However long the journey, the end is always the same - to help a sick animal, be it a dolphin, gorilla, tiger or marmoset. His calls so far have taken him to 34 different countries over an estimated distance of three-quarters of a million miles by air.
This film follows him for two weeks, looking over his shoulder at some of the fascinating ways a zoo vet has of treating not only routine cases, but the complex unknown diseases of the more exotic animals in our zoos and wildlife parks.
Film editor LIZ THOYTS
Producer GEORGE INGER BBC Bristol

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Unknown: David Taylor
Editor: Liz Thoyts
Producer: George Inger

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