Elephants Andy's Wild Adventures


Elephants

Preschool wildlife series. Andy takes Kip on a wild adventure to see elephants in Kenya. He watches as they cover themselves in dust to stay protected from the sun.


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# I'm Andy the park keeper And I'm busy on my rounds

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# Kip is the inventor She's the coolest cat in town

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# There's things we'd like to show you

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# And there's things we'd like to know

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# So climb on board the Kip-mobile And ready, steady, go!

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# 1, 2, 3, 4!

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# Andy and Kip on another wild adventure

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# Hey, join the crew!

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# Off to see the animals And find out what they do

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# Yeah, you can come too!

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# It's Andy's Wild Adventures

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# Round the woooooooorld! #

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Come on, guys, dinner's ready!

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This is my good friend, Kai. He's a giraffe.

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Hi, Kai!

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"Hi, Andy!"

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Do I look really small from up there?

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"Yes, Andy, you do. And thank you for my snack."

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No problem, Kai.

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In the wild, it's really useful for giraffes to have long necks

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because it helps them reach their favourite food -

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leaves, high up at the top of the trees.

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'Andy, are you there, Andy? Over.'

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That Mr Pickles, my boss.

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Hello, Mr Pickles. Andy here. Over.

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'Hello, Andy.

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'Have you remembered I'm showing some very important visitors

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'around the park today, so I'll want everything spotlessly clean.

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'It's not just the animals I want to look clean,

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'I want you to look smart and tidy too. Over.'

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Copy that, Mr Pickles.

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I've almost finished with the giraffes' enclosure.

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Everything is spick and span.

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Over...

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-Ah, hello, Kip.

-Oh, hi, Andy.

-What are you up to?

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I'm just making the final tweaks to my new invention.

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It's the super-duper vacuum cooler.

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Wow, that sounds amazing!

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I've never seen anything quite so exciting.

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What does it do?

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Well, it blows air on me to keep me cool.

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VACUUM BLOWS

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No! Don't touch, Andy!

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Oh, what does this button do?

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Well, Andy, the green button makes the motor suck rather than blow

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and everything it sucks up, it keeps here.

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But, it's very important

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that you don't press the red button afterwards,

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because if you do...

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So, it's a cooler and a vacuum cleaner.

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Yeah, and it looks like I should use it on you, Andy.

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How did you get so dirty?

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Well, getting dirty is all part of the job

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when you're a park keeper, Kip.

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Ah, well, that's why you like it so much.

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Do you know, Kip, that some animals

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actually like being covered in dust too?

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Ugh! I certainly don't!

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No, but elephants do.

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Would you like to see some covered head-to-toe in dirt?

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Wow, would I!

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Well in that case, we need to go to one of the dustiest places on earth,

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somewhere were there are massive swirling clouds of dust.

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What, your bedroom?

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No, Kip, it's even dustier than that.

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We're going to Kenya in Africa!

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Oh!

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Now, a lot of the country is really hot and dusty

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but that's where we'll find massive elephants

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because elephants love dust.

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Brilliant!

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And if it's really hot,

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I can try out my new super-duper vacuum cooler to keep cool.

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What are we waiting for? Time to go on a wild adventure!

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Woo-hoo! Come on, let's go.

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-One - gadget pack.

-Check!

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Two - gizmo!

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Check!

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Three - super-duper vacuum cooler.

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-Just in case we need it.

-Check!

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And last but not least, the Kip-Mobile.

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Seat belts on.

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Hit it, Kip.

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Lift off!

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Woo-hoo! We're in space!

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So, Kenya in Africa, go, Cat-Nav, go!

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Whoa!

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Phew!

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Warn me the next time you put the Kit-Mobile into dive!

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No problem!

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It's really hot in Africa.

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I'm going to put some sunscreen on.

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-Get ready to roll!

-Whoa!

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SPLAT!

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SPLODGE!

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KIP GIGGLES

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We are in Kenya.

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There are all sorts of amazing animals that live here.

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Oh, look, there are some giraffes down there just like Kai!

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Andy, the Cat-Nav is showing that we're getting near the elephants

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and it says elephants are the biggest walking animals on earth.

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That's right, Kip.

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In fact, they're so big I can already see them down there. Look!

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Oh, wow! They're huge!

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I can't wait to get a closer look.

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The elephants look even bigger than you now, Andy.

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Wait until we get even closer, Kip,

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then you'll see how big they really are.

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They're huge!

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They can be twice as big as me.

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Actually, Andy, it's a bit too hot for me out here in the sun

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I think I'll just stay here in the Kip-Mobile.

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No problem, Kip.

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Oh, actually, I think with all that fur,

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you'll need the super-duper vacuum cooler more than me.

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-I'll leave it here.

-Oh, thanks, Andy.

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And you should take care in the sun too.

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That's all right, I've already got on plenty of sunscreen,

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thanks to you, Kip!

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Wow, just look at the size of these elephants!

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They've got really long trunks

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that they use for picking things up, eating and drinking.

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Ah!

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I think that baby elephant needs some practice.

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Elephants can also use their trunks to make a great trumpeting sound

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to say hello or help find each other.

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They sometimes trumpet when they're cross too.

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HE TRUMPETS

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ELEPHANT TRUMPETS

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Oh, perhaps this elephant thinks I'm cross with him. Oops!

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Phew!

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Well, it is really hot here.

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I could do with getting some shade.

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Oh!

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Look at that baby elephant.

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It's keeping out of the sun by walking under its mum.

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That gives me a great idea!

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Size of a baby elephant.

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Here we go!

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Great! Now let's find some shade.

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Oh-ho!

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That's much better! Ah!

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Hey, Kip, how's things over there? I hope you're not too hot!

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Oh! Er... Er, yes.

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Everything is OK here, Andy. Don't you worry about me!

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It looks like you've found plenty of ways to keep cool in the sun, Kip.

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Yes, but I never thought of standing under an elephant to get some shade.

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Elephants have another amazing way to protect themselves from the sun.

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Take a look at this...

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Wow! They're blowing dust all over themselves!

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That's right, Kip. Elephants love covering themselves in dust.

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It protects them from the sun, just like sunscreen.

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It also stops the elephants getting bitten by insects.

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Ah! Amazing!

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But I think I'll stick to sunscreen.

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Mr Pickles and his guests are visiting later and I need to look...

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-Agh!

-HE COUGHS

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Oh, no! Andy, you're all dirty again!

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You'd better have a wash!

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Good idea.

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Wow! This is great fun!

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ELEPHANTS TRUMPET

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This is a brilliant way to get clean!

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Bath time was great fun.

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Now I'm all clean and spic-and-span,

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ready for Mr Pickles and his visitors!

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Aagh! Oh, no!

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Not again!

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'We have to go, Andy. I hope you're clean for Mr Pickles.'

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Er... Not exactly, Kip.

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-Andy - upload.

-See you later, elephants!

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ELEPHANT TRUMPETS

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-Ooh! Hi, Kip!

-Oh, not again!

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-You're all filthy!

-I know. Those elephants love getting dirty.

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What am I going to do?

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I know! Press the green button on my super-duper vacuum cooler,

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-and it will clean the dust off you!

-Great idea!

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VACUUM COOLER WHIRRS

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Now that you've cleaned yourself with the super-duper vacuum cooler,

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it's really important that you don't press the red button.

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'Come in, Andy. Over.'

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Uh-oh, that'll be the boss!

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Hello, Mr Pickles - it's Andy here. Over.

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'Where have you been, Andy? I'm on my way with the visitors.

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-'I hope your workshop's clean. Over.'

-Roger that, Mr Pickles.

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I'm just about to clean the workshop now. Over.

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-'Is your uniform clean? Over.'

-Spic-and-span.

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Not the red button!

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MACHINE WHIRRS

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Oh!

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Over?

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-Ah!

-Oh, no, not again!

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Kip, what am I going to do? They'll be here any second!

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I'll use the super-duper vacuum cooler to tidy the workshop.

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Oh, thanks, Kip!

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What would I do without you? See you soon!

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Subtitles by Red Bee Media Ltd

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Andy takes Kip on a wild adventure to see elephants in Kenya. He watches as they cover themselves in dust to stay protected from the sun and manages to get himself really dirty. Andy takes a bath with elephants to get all cleaned up.


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