"A young hitch-hiker takes a job as temporary ranch hand on the somewhat failing ranch of a middle-aged widow. While learning the ropes of ranching, he falls for the widow's daughter and follows her to her job at the San Diego zoo. She gets him a job at the zoo and they enjoy some of southern California. When the zoo sends them both to Africa, they not only see African wildlife, but are also caught up in a native uprising. Returning to the states, the daughter finds her mother has died and she must decide between working the ranch or the zoo. She's already decided on the ranch hand. "