Primates, photos, mostly Barro Colorado Island, Panama (3 of 3)

ID: SIA Acc. 01-096

Creator: Moynihan, M.

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1960

Citation: Martin H. Moynihan Papers, 1952-1996

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The 23 black-and-white photographs depict primate behaviors observed by M. Moynihan mostly on Barro Colorado Island, Panama. Most photographs are mostly undated; some are dated January 1960. Subject matter includes a mix of up close images, and full images of a variety of primate types and ages. Some are eating, in trees, or in cages. Some photographs have captions on the reverse side delineating types. Includes a detail image of a bat wing. One image is marked as taken by Robert C. Hermes.

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  • Ethology
  • Animal behavior
  • Primates
  • Mammalogy


  • Barro Colorado
  • Panama


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs

Accession #

SIA Acc. 01-096

Collection name

Martin H. Moynihan Papers, 1952-1996

Physical Description

23 black-and-white photographs

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Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 1 Folder 31