Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
National Zoological Park. Department of Zoological Research
Animal Research Records, 1972-1992
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.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Zoo animals
- Giant panda
- Hsing-Hsing (Panda)
- Ling-Ling (Panda)
- Animal behavior
- Zoology -- Research
- Pregnancy in animals
- Giant panda -- Breeding
- Animals -- Infancy
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 07-169, National Zoological Park. Department of Zoological Research, Animal Research Records