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Zoo (1961) by Bert Haanstra

Zoo (1961), filmed at Artis Royal Zoo in Amsterdam by Dutch documentary film maker Bert Haanstra. But who are we really watching in this jazzy short?

bert haanstra - zoo
bert haanstra - zoo
bert haanstra - zoo
Pair this with the picture book Humanimal: Incredible Ways Animals Are Just Like Us.

More excellent Haanstra: Glas.

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