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Zoo Stories / Polar Bear Birth / Orphaned Mt. Lions #51616

ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 13, 1978
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(Studio) Birth of polar bear cub at Chicago Park Zoo reported Details about bear given. Potential deaths of young animals in Arizona if not sent to zoo stated.
REPORTER: Max Robinson (WLS newstape)

(Tucson, Arizona) Sarah Gorby's treatment of injured and abandoned animals for Arizona Game and Fish Department described. Report centers on plight of 4 10-day-old mt. lion cubs, orphaned when hunter shot mother, who attacked him. [GORBY - speaks of cubs.] Need to find zoo homes for cubs detailed. [GORBY - discusses mount lions as house pets; says they are unpredictable. Reports that if no zoo home found, there's probability cubs will be put to death.]
REPORTER: Stephen Geer

Geer, Stephen;
Robinson, Max

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