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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 07-169

National Zoological Park. Department of Zoological Research

Animal Research Records, 1972-1992

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Zoological Park. Department of Zoological Research
Title: Animal Research Records
Dates: 1972-1992
Quantity: 1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 07-169
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting Devra Kleiman's giant panda research. Kleiman was a research scientist as well as Acting Assistant Director for Animal Programs, 1983-1984, Assistant Director for Zoological Research, 1984, and Assistant Director for Zoological Research, 1985-1996. Records in this accession relate to her behavioral studies of giant pandas, the mating of Hsing-Hsing and Ling-Ling, the National Zoological Park's original two giant pandas, and the subsequent pregnancies and cubs of Ling-Ling. Materials include data summaries, checksheets, graphs, correspondence, memoranda, chronologies, black and white photographs, narratives, observation instructions, notes, and related materials.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records documenting Devra Kleiman's giant panda research. Kleiman was a research scientist as well as Acting Assistant Director for Animal Programs, 1983-1984, Assistant Director for Zoological Research, 1984, and Assistant Director for Zoological Research, 1985-1996. Records in this accession relate to her behavioral studies of giant pandas, the mating of Hsing-Hsing and Ling-Ling, the National Zoological Park's original two giant pandas, and the subsequent pregnancies and cubs of Ling-Ling. Materials include data summaries, checksheets, graphs, correspondence, memoranda, chronologies, black and white photographs, narratives, observation instructions, notes, and related materials.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 07-169, National Zoological Park. Department of Zoological Research, Animal Research Records

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Container List

Box 1

Summary Giant panda Pregnancy Watch, 1982

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Giant Panda Pregnancy Watch Checksheets, 1983

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Giant Panda Data Completed Checksheets, 1983

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Birth, Pregnancy, and Death Data Summary, 1983

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Giant Panda Behavior, 1988

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Panda Birth Management Meeting, 1988

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Giant Pandas - Estrous Data Summary, 1984

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Giant Panda Watch, August 29-November 21, 1983

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Giant Panda Data - Pregnancy, Birth, and Death, 1984

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Giant Panda Encounter Checksheets, March 12-April 23, 1984

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Giant Panda 24-Hour Checksheets, July 26-August 13, 1984

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Panda Behavior Summary, 1985

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Panda Summary, 1985

Box 1 of 2

Giant Panda Checksheets - Morning Watch, Winter 1985

Box 1 of 2

Giant Pandas - Estrous Encounters, June 23-July 3, 1985

Box 1 of 2

Panda Watch, November 1986

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Giant Panda Pregnancy Watch Data - Behavior Summaries, 1987

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Giant Panda Pregnancy, Parturition, Post-Partum, 1987

Box 1 of 2

Panda Estrous Encounters, 1987

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Giant Panda Infant Vocalizations and Post-Partum Behavior, 1987

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Giant Panda Encounters Checksheets, Spring 1988

Box 1 of 2

Panda Estrous Checksheets and Summary Data, 1988

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Giant Panda Encounter Checksheets, March 30-April 14, 1989

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Panda Birth, September 1, 1989

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Giant Panda Encounter Checksheets, February 12-March 29, 1989

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Giant Panda Checksheet Summary, 1990

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Giant Panda Pregnancy Watch, Summer 1991

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Giant Panda Encounter Checksheets, February 1-March 25, 1991

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Giant Panda Checksheets - Originals and Instructions, 1981-1982

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Historic Panda Watches - Instructions, 1982-1989

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Giant Panda Cub Measurements, 1983-1987

Box 1 of 2

Estrous Data Summary, 1983

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Giant Panda Data Summaries, 1972-1974

Box 1 of 2

Yeun Lee, 1991-1992

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Reproductions, 1992

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Urine Data, 1991

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Urine Data, 1990

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Panda Urine, 1989

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Giant Panda Urine, 1988

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Giant Panda Urine, 1986-1987

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Panda Urine, 1985-1986

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Panda Urine, 1984

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Panda Urine, 1983

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Panda Urine, 1982

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Panda Urine, 1981

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Panda Urine, 1980

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Checksheets, February 22-March 6, 1992

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Data on Reproduction of Giant Pandas at Ueno Zoo

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Box 2

Giant Pandas - Summary Behavior Data, 1988

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Giant Panda Chronology, 1984-1990

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Giant Panda Nightwatch Summaries, 1972-1980

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Giant Panda Morning Summary Sheets, 1976-1981

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Panda Encounters - Checksheets, 1974-1981

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Giant Panda Encounter, 1986

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Giant Panda Birth, 1987

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Giant Pandas - Summaries/Encounters/Heat, 1976-1982

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Urine Data, 1982-1987

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