National Zoological Park (U. S.), Department of Zoological Research, Animal Research Records, 1954, 1968-2000 : field data Waas 72, January 1972.

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Abstract

This field book is part of the animal research data of the Division of Zoological Research of the National Zoological Park (U. S.), which conducted research documenting the toque macaque of Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka. The research was mostly performed by Research Associate Wolfgang P. J. Dittus, Director of the Smithsonian Primate Biology Program in Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka. The present field book is inscribed as a "Notebook received from S. Waas, 27/1/72" and stamped as belonging to Wolfgang P. J. Dittus. It includes field notes "going West to East" dated from January 20 to 25, 1972, with lists of plants.

Date Range

1972

Start Date

Jan 20, 1972

End Date

Jan 25, 1972

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Topic

  • Macaques--Asia
  • Plants--Sri Lanka
  • Zoology--Research

Place

  • Sri Lanka
  • Polonnaruwa

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 15-268

Collection name

National Zoological Park (U. S.), Department of Zoological Research : animal research records, 1954, 1968-2000

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 9, folder 28