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[News Script: Zoo]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Fort Worth's Children's Zoo's five trained animals that do tricks for a nickel.
Date: June 5, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: The living desert]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a desert-themed enclosure at Fort Worth's Forest Park Zoo inspired by a Walt Disney motion picture, "The Living Desert."
Date: June 8, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Gar]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a Fort Worth aquarium receiving two alligator gar.
Date: March 9, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Piranha]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the James R. Record Aquarium in Fort Worth acquiring a small school of piranhas.
Date: January 2, 1960
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Horses]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a Tarpan arriving at Forest Park Zoo. Zoo director Lawrence Curtis says the arrival, is one of only 18 Tarpans in existence. The animal was shipped to Ft. Worth from Munich with another Tarpan at the zoo which came from the Brookhaven Zoo in Chicago.
Date: December 14, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Snake]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about The Forest Park Zoo who receives a new snake, the elephant truck for the reptile exhibit that will open soon in the summer.
Date: March 17, 1960
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Nutty bird]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a psychiatrist who is going to examine a a nutty bird at the zoo.
Date: November 17, 1963
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Sting ray]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Fort Worth James R. Record Fort Worth Aquarium acquiring a new baby Sting Ray to replace Brutus, a favorite attraction.
Date: August 30, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Anti-Venom Serum]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV television station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about anti-venom serum being rushed from a zoo in Monroe, Louisiana to St. Joseph Hospital in Fort Worth after 14-year-old Boy Scout Randy Wooten of Hurst was bitten by a coral snake at a camp in Mineral Wells. The story includes footage of Fort Worth Zoo Director Lawrence Curtis, who delivered a first round anti-venom serum treatment, talking to news reporters and a man from Louisiana delivering the serum. This footage is related to the story, "Serum rushed to snakebite victim." There is no known script for this footage.
Date: July 30, 1966
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Serum rushed to snakebite victim]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV television station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about anti-venom serum being rushed from a zoo in Monroe, Louisiana to St. Joseph Hospital in Fort Worth after 14-year-old Boy Scout Randy Wooten of Hurst was bitten by a coral snake at a camp in Mineral Wells. The story includes footage of Fort Worth Zoo Director Lawrence Curtis, who delivered a first round anti-venom serum treatment, examining the snake. The story also includes footage of the exterior of the emergency room, a Fort Worth Zoo van, and a man delivering the serum from Louisiana. This story is referenced by the script, "Curtis and snake," which has not yet been digitized.
Date: July 30, 1966
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Beetle]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a Darkling beetle purportedly from King Tut's tomb being given to Fort Worth Zoo director Lawrence Curtis.
Date: February 21, 1963
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Alligator gar]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Fort Worth Aquarium getting two alligators.
Date: May 29, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Manatee at zoo]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas to accompany a story about Dotty the manatee, who has joined the James R. Record Aquarium in Fort Worth.
Date: June 16, 1964
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections