NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 01, 1978
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(Studio) Escape of hippo named Bubbles from wild animal farm in Irvine, California, and attempts to recapture her from pond noted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(Los Angeles, California) Background of Bubbles' escape and attempts to recapture her given. Is noted she's been wandering from ponds on one side of road to another and motorists have been warned. Court order preventing authorities from shooting hippo noted. ["Love Animals" attorney William SHEFFIELD - believes only one person in Orange Cnty. capable of catching Bubbles and notes his group will try to contact person today. Person is John Wayne.] Reports on hippo story by CBS Evening News, AP, United Press International and number of newspapers noted, along with publicity thus received by animal park, Lion Cntry. Safari.
REPORTER: Bill Sternoff
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