Juno Adoption Event

Video / February 24, 2016 / Project number: ncr-vid-16-juno-adoption

Video starts with shot of “Welcome to Toronto zoo” sign

Speaker in blue jacket (background audio): For more than 30 years the Toronto Zoo has been hosting…

Cut to medium shot of podium with Juno the Army Mascot, speaker, and Military member

Speaker in blue jacket: …a Remembrance Day Ceremony…

Cut to close up shot of Juno the Army Mascot, speaker, and Military member

Speaker in blue jacket: …to honour those who have bravely fought so we can enjoy our freedom here in Canada. On Remembrance Day last year…

Cut to close up shot of Aurora, the female polar bear, playing with a ball

Speaker in blue jacket (background audio): Aurora, our female polar bear, gave birth to two cubs.

Cut to close up of Juno, the baby polar bear, drinking milk from a baby bottle

Speaker in blue jacket (background audio): Unfortunately, only one survived the first 24 hours, and she proved to be a fighter.

Cut to close up of Juno playing in the snow

Speaker in blue jacket (background audio): At less than 800 grams at first, she has now grown to become stronger, and now weighs more than 10 kilograms.

Cut to close up shot of Juno the Army Mascot, speaker, and Military member

Speaker in blue jacket: I would like to invite our special guest, Brigadier-General David Patterson, Canadian Army, and Raymond Cho, to assist me with the unveiling of our female polar bear’s name.

Cut to wide shot of spectators watching unveiling of polar bear name sign

Everyone: One! Two! Three!

Cut to close up of sign reading “Juno”

Cut to medium shot of BGen / Bgén David Patterson, DComd, 4 Cdn Div / CmdtA, 4 Div C

BGen David Patterson: We are proud and happy to adopt Juno into the Army today, and promote her immediately into the rank of Private.

Cut to close up shot of Juno looking through glass

BGen David Patterson: Why choose a polar bear as a mascot for the Canadian Army? Well, as you know, polar bears are brave, strong, resilient…

Fade to medium shot of Juno walking through habitat

BGen David Patterson (background audio): …tenacious, agile, and more than capable of defending themselves, just like our Canadian soldiers. A polar bear is also an enduring symbol of our North, strong, and free…

Cut to medium shot of BGen David Patterson and Juno the Army Mascot sitting in front of Juno the polar bear, who is behind glass

BGen David Patterson (background audio): …as is our Canadian Army.

Fade to “Strong. Proud. Ready. / Forts. Fiers. Prêts.” Canadian Army branding splash screen.
Fade to “National Defence / Défense nationale” splash screen
Fade to “Canada” logo splash screen
Fade to black.

 

 

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