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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 05-294

National Zoological Park. Office of the Director

Accreditation and Accountability Records, 2003-2004

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Zoological Park. Office of the Director
Title: Accreditation and Accountability Records
Dates: 2003-2004
Quantity: 3.5 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 05-294
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession documents the National Zoological Park's (NZP) submissions to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in 2003 and 2004. The NAS was requested by the United States Congress to review animal care and management at NZP facilities following a number of highly publicized animal deaths. Materials include background and briefing materials; reports; correspondence and memoranda; planning documents; budget and personnel information; specimen, pathology, and medical history reports; handbooks; and related materials. Some of the materials provide summaries of information, other materials are photocopied documents that were originally created as early as 1993. Materials also include clippings of articles in the media and correspondence among NZP staff , between NZP staff and other Smithsonian Institution (SI) staff, and between NZP and SI staff and NAS.

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This accession documents the National Zoological Park's (NZP) submissions to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in 2003 and 2004. The NAS was requested by the United States Congress to review animal care and management at NZP facilities following a number of highly publicized animal deaths. Materials include background and briefing materials; reports; correspondence and memoranda; planning documents; budget and personnel information; specimen, pathology, and medical history reports; handbooks; and related materials. Some of the materials provide summaries of information, other materials are photocopied documents that were originally created as early as 1993. Materials also include clippings of articles in the media and correspondence among NZP staff, between NZP staff and other Smithsonian Institution (SI) staff, and between NZP and SI staff and NAS.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-294, National Zoological Park. Office of the Director, Accreditation and Accountability Records

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Container List

Box 1

Records Delivered June 18, 2004 from A. Mylonas to J. Jonker, NAS (3 folders)

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NAS Information

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NAS Miscellaneous

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NAS Notes

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Final Report

Box 1 of 4

NAS Miscellaneous Materials

Box 1 of 4

NAS Material

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NAS Miscellaneous

Box 1 of 4

NAS Action Plans

Box 1 of 4

NAS Appropriations Hearing

Box 1 of 4

NAS Meeting Notes

Box 1 of 4

NAS (NZP Replies, etc.)

Box 1 of 4

NAS Reports & Requests

Box 1 of 4

NAS OPA & Press

Box 1 of 4

NAS Interview Information

Box 1 of 4

NAS Briefing Materials

Box 1 of 4

Interim NAS Report

Box 1 of 4

NAS - 1999 Mortality Table

Box 1 of 4

NAS - 1998 Mortality Table

Box 1 of 4

Lucy Spelman - Miscellaneous NAS Information

Box 1 of 4

NZP Enrichment and Training Programs

Box 1 of 4

Background Material/NAS Submission

Box 1 of 4

NAS Submission - Vol. 1 September 24, 2003 - Table of Contents

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NAS Submission - Vol. 1 September 24, 2003 - Chemical Management Protocol/Inventory

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NAS Submission - Vol. 1 September 24, 2003 - Pesticide Management Program

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NAS Submission - Vol. 1 September 24, 2003 - Veterinary Hospital Procedures

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NAS Submission - Vol. 1 September 24, 2003 - Nutrition/Commissary Protocols

Box 1 of 4

Box 2

NAS Submission - Vol. 1 September 24, 2003 - "Best Practices" Document

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NAS Submission - Vol. 1 September 24, 2003 - Keeper Training Manual

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NAS Submission - Vol. 1 September 24, 2003 - Institutional Care & Use Committee

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NAS Submission - Vol. 1 September 24, 2003 - USDA Inspection Report

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NAS Submission - Vol. 1 September 24, 2003 - AAZPA & AZA Reports

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NAS Submission - Vol. 1 September 24, 2003 - Commissary Review, May 14-15, 1992

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NAS Submission - Vol. 1 September 24, 2003 - Red Panda Incident Patient Synopsis

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NAS Submission - Vol. 1 September 24, 2003 - Facilities Management Lists of Projects

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NAS Submission - Vol. 1 September 24, 2003 - Annual Animal Inventory, 1993-2002

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NAS Submission - Vol. 1 September 24, 2003 - Report on Red Panda Deaths

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NAS Submission - Vol. 1 September 24, 2003 - Memorandum on Zebra Deaths

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NAS Submission - Vol. 1 September 24, 2003 - Documentation re: Cusimanse, DOD, February 20, 2002

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NAS Submission - Vol. 1 September 24, 2003 - Analysis Summary - Senate Rules/Administrative Hearing, May 20, 2003

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NAS Submission - Vol. 11 September 24, 2003 - Materials for NAS Study/TOC

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NAS Submission - Vol. 11 September 24, 2003 - Curriculum Vitae/Don Nichols, Memo re: Departure

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NAS Submission - Vol. 11 September 24, 2003 - Staff Gains & Losses, FY 1993-FY 2003

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NAS Submission - Vol. 11 September 24, 2003 - Post-Doctoral Fellows, Graduate Students, Interns

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NAS Submission - Vol. 11 September 24, 2003 - Former and Current Advisory Board Members

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NAS Submission - Vol. 11 September 24, 2003 - NAP Advisory Board Bylaws

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NAS Submission - Vol. 11 September 24, 2003 - NZP Budget/Funding Growth, 1993-2003

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Background on Animals, January 2000-July 2003

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Death of Grevy's Zebra, March 1, 2000

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Grevy's Zebra - Investigation Reports

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Memo J. Block/M. Murphy, July 30, 2003, re: DARS Zebra Records

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Zebra Heating Summary, August 1997-April 2001

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Washington Post's FOIA Request re: 19 Specific Animals - Specimen Reports; Clinical Notes; Pathology Reports; Euthanasia Requests

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Specimen Report - Cusimanse

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Daily Reports - Various

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Specimen Report - Kangaroo

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Specimen Report - Bobcat

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Specimen Report - Giraffe/Lionel

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Specimen Report - Giraffe/Ryma

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Specimen Report - Giraffe/Griff

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Specimen Report - Lion/Tana

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Specimen Report - Sumatran Orangutan/Pensi

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Specimen Report - White-Fronted Marmoset

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Specimen Report - Black-Footed Ferret/Popeye

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Specimen Report - Cusimanse/Hockey Puck

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Specimen Report - Linne's Two-Toed Sloth

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Specimen Report - Bactrian Camel/Camille

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Specimen Report - Brown Kiwi

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Specimen Report - Indian Elephant/Ambika

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Specimen Report - Asiatic Elephant/Toni

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Specimen Report - Sri Lankan Elephant/Shanthi

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Specimen Report - Sri Lankan Elephant/Kandula

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Specimen Report - Barbary Lion/Tana

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Pathology Report - Pygmy Hippo

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Pathology Report/Clinical Notes - Eld's Deer DOD, March 10, 2001

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Pathology Report/Clinical Notes - Eld's Deer DOD, June 12, 2001

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Pathology Report/Clinical Notes - Onager DOD, July 17, 2000

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Bird Deaths/Hypothermia

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Memo to D. Nichols re: Miscellaneous Cases

Box 2 of 4

Team for CRC Inspection

Box 2 of 4

Information for Washington Post Request

Box 2 of 4

Memo re: Research Nutrition Lab, May 29, 2004

Box 2 of 4

Staff Safety Handbook Contents, May 28, 2004

Box 2 of 4

Smithsonian HR ERP Update, May 14, 2004

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Master Plan Submission re: NAS Findings, May 14, 2004

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NAS Submission of Requested Items, May 14, 2004

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NAS/NAC Other Requested Items, May 5, 2004

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Preventative Medicine/Research - Various papers, May 4, 2004

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Letter to Dr. Roberts, NRC, enc. docs. for NAS Report, May 3, 2004

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Nutrition Lab Service Agreement, May 3, 2004

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Cover Memo from T. Viner, April 29, 2004

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NAC Requested Information, April 16, 2004

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NAS Request Memos - April 18, 28, 2004

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NZP - CRC Response, April 12, 2004

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NAS Requested Materials - April 12, 2004

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Request for Proposal - Integrated Pest Management Services, April 9, 2004

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CRC's Summary Pages/Inventory, 1999-2003

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Memo from C. Burridge to S. Reid re: "Pets," April 2, 2004

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NAS Submission - May 17, 2004

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Letter to R. Michael Roberts, Life Sciences Center, March 15, 2004

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Inspection Report & Status Reports, 2002-2004

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Information on Positions, January 6-7, 2004

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Box 3

NAS Request, January 5, 2004

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NAS Request, January 2, 2004

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Various Pathology Reports, 1999-2002

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Medical History Report - California Sealion, Esther (#102590)

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Medical History Report - California Sealion, Norman (#102584)

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Medical History Report - Kodiak Bear, Kiska (#101108)

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NAS Requested Information from L. Williamson, November 4, 2003

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Fax from Denver Zoo, November 6, 2003, re: Annual Number Necropsies

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Complaint Letters, 1989-2001

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Various Correspondence, 2000-2003

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Grevy's Zebra - Final Pathology Reports

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NAS Request to NZP - Documents Delivered, October 15, 2003

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NAS Request to NZP - Documents Delivered, October 16, 2003

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Documents Submitted to The National Academies, November 10, 2003

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Documents Submitted to The National Academies, December 2, 2003

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Letters to the Editor, Washington Post, 2003

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Notes from M. Murphy dated July 25, 2001 re: Cheetah (#110842)

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Memorandum of Understanding - Smithsonian and USDA, March 31, 2004

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Joint Internship - Nutrition, June 7, 2004

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Record Retention Schedule - June 3, 2004

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Update on Diet Documentation, June 2, 2004

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Memo of August 9, 2004 from Sandy Reid to J. Obernier, NAS

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Memo of July 9, 2004 from M. Tanner to J. Obernier re: Keepers

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E-mails dated July 14, 2004 between T. Pitzak/NAS and S. Reid re: Marmoset (#113220), Macaque (#104111)

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NZP Medical Records - MedARKS

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Consulting MD/DVM List to NAS

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Letters from Eleanor Holmes Norton to L. Small, R. Ney; Letter to Eleanor Holmes Norton from L. Small

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Memo of December 30, 2003 from Suzan Murray re: DAH Procedures

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Final Biopsy Report/Orangutan, January 28, 2000

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Letter of December 10, 2003 from W. Amand, AAZV, to M. Roberts, The National Academies

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Friends of the National Zoo (FONZ) Website December 11, 2003 Initial Response to Don Nichols Letter to NAS

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Memo from Mary Tanner, December 15, 2003, re: NZP IACUC

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Medical History Report - Linne's Two-Toed Sloth

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Medical History Report - Cheetah/Bandito (#113355)

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Medical History Report - Cheetah/Rumu (#110842)

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Medical History Report - Western Lowland Gorilla/Mesou (#107566)

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Medical History Report - Pygmy Hippo/Alpha (#29218)

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Medical History Report - Eastern Bongo/Bambari (#110565)

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Medical History Report - Sumatran Tiger (#113442)

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Medical History Report - Micronesian Kingfisher (#214083)

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Medical History Report - Vietnamese Pot-Bellied Pig/Margo (#109080)

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Medical History Report - Masai Giraffe/Medical History Report - Lionel (#104081)

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Medical History Report - Lion-Tailed Macaque/Max (#107365)

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Medical History Report - White-Fronted Marmoset (#113220)

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Medical History Report - Sulawesi Crested Macaque/Sybil (#104111)

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Medical History Report - Bald Eagle (#207549)

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Medical History Report - Barbary Lion/Thandi (#107851)

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Medical History Report - Orangutan/Tucker (#105170)

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Medical History Report - Giant Panda/Hsing-Hsing (#100357)

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Medical History Report - Red Panda/Quentin (#111967)

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Medical History Report - Red Panda/Luke (#113194)

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Box 4

Medical History Report - Grey Seal/Keltie (#104161)

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Medical History Report - Pygmy Hippo/Curley Sue (#110963)

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Medical History Report - Tiger/Pangur Ban (#106098)

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2004 NAS Action Plan

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Memo of April 12, 2004 from T. Peters to S. Reid re: Euthanasia

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2003 National Zoo Training

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NAC Requested Items, April 9, 2004

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