News from Zoos facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsNews From Zoos
|Created by||Michael Spivak|
|Written by||Jill MacFarlane|
|Narrated by||Sandy Hoyt|
|Country of origin||Canada|
|No. of seasons||1|
|Running time||30 minutes|
|Original network||CBC Television|
|Original release||18 October 1980– 25 May 1981|
News From Zoos is a Canadian children's television series which aired on CBC Television from 1980 to 1982.
This series was hosted by a chimpanzee named Charlie, voiced by Carl Banas who presented news features about animals. Episodes included reports from the Jackson Zoo, where a sable antelope was born, and from the San Francisco Zoo. Animals featured on the series included a Komodo dragon, Chinese giant pandas and a seawolf.
This half-hour series was broadcast on Mondays at 4:00 p.m. (Eastern) from 20 October 1980 to 25 May 1981. It was rebroadcast on Saturdays in the 1981 and 1982 seasons, and Friday afternoons in mid-1982.
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