Were monkeys ever used as soliders? | The Ministry of Curious Stuff

A baboon was a mascot during WWI for the South African army and survived battles losing a leg in the process.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 7'30''
  • Broadcast year: 2012
Curriculum Connection
  • Science | History | Significant events beyond living memory

Licence: ERA Licence required


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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: CBBC
  • Programme: The Ministry of Curious Stuff
  • Series: 1
  • Episode: 5