Kōrero: Zoos and aquariums

Chimp tea party

This film clip shows members of the public watching three young female chimpanzees having a tea party at Wellington Zoo in 1956. The chimpanzees had been purchased from London Zoo in time for Wellington Zoo’s 50th anniversary. The last chimpanzee tea party in Wellington Zoo was in 1970.

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Reference: Pictorial Parade 55. National Film Unit, 1956

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Maggy Wassilieff, 'Zoos and aquariums - Zoo animals and entertainment', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/18435/chimp-tea-party (accessed 2 October 2022)

He kōrero nā Maggy Wassilieff, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008