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Accession 08-116

National Zoological Park. Department of Animal Programs

Keeper Reports, 1980-2004

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Zoological Park. Department of Animal Programs
Title: Keeper Reports
Dates: 1980-2004
Quantity: 6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 08-116
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records documenting the behavior of individual animals, care of animals, breeding, and significant events among the Nile hippopotamus, pygmy hippopotamus, rhinoceros, giraffes, bison, potbellied pigs, elephants, camels, beavers, seals, sea lions, cheetahs, and other animals living in the Elephant House, deer area, prairie trail, Africa trail, Cheetah Conservation Station, and Beaver Valley. Materials consist of observations and notes by the keepers in the form of daily report as well as some diet information, medical information, facility information, and clippings about the animals.

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This accession consists of records documenting the behavior of individual animals, care of animals, breeding, and significant events among the Nile hippopotamus, pygmy hippopotamus, rhinoceros, giraffes, bison, potbellied pigs, elephants, camels, beavers, seals, sea lions, cheetahs, and other animals living in the Elephant House, deer area, prairie trail, Africa trail, Cheetah Conservation Station, and Beaver Valley. Materials consist of observations and notes by the keepers in the form of daily report as well as some diet information, medical information, facility information, and clippings about the animals.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 08-116, National Zoological Park. Department of Animal Programs, Keeper Reports

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Container List

Box 1

Elephant House - Keeper Reports, November 1980

Box 1 of 6

Elephant House - Keeper Reports, December 1980

Box 1 of 6

Elephant House - Keeper Reports, February 1988

Box 1 of 6

Elephant House - Keeper Reports, March 1988

Box 1 of 6

Elephant House - Keeper Reports, April 1988

Box 1 of 6

Elephant House - Keeper Reports, May 1988

Box 1 of 6

Elephant House - Keeper Reports, June 1988

Box 1 of 6

Elephant House - Keeper Reports, July 1988

Box 1 of 6

Elephant House - Keeper Reports, August 1988

Box 1 of 6

Elephant House - Keeper Reports, September 1988

Box 1 of 6

Elephant House - Keeper Reports, October 1988

Box 1 of 6

Elephant House - Keeper Reports, November 1988

Box 1 of 6

Elephant House - Keeper Reports, December 1988

Box 1 of 6

Elephant House - Pigs/Bison/Hippos - Keeper Reports, January-June 1989 (2 folders)

Box 1 of 6

Pigs/Bison/Hippos - Keeper Reports, January-February 1989

Box 1 of 6

Giraffes/Prairie (GPR) - Keeper Reports, March-April 1989

Box 1 of 6

Pigs/Bison/Hippos - Keeper Reports, March-April 1989

Box 1 of 6

Giraffes/Prairie (GPR) - Keeper Reports, May-June 1989

Box 1 of 6

Pigs/Bison/Hippos - Keeper Reports, May-June 1989

Box 1 of 6

Giraffes/Prairie (GPR) - Keeper Reports, July-December 1989

Box 1 of 6

Elephant House-Pigs/Bison/Hippos - Keeper Reports, July-December 1989

Box 1 of 6

Giraffes/Prairie (GPR) - Keeper Reports, July-August 1989

Box 1 of 6

Pigs/Bison/Hippos - Keeper Reports, July-August 1989

Box 1 of 6

Giraffes/Prairie (GPR) - Keeper Reports, September-October 1989

Box 1 of 6

Pigs/Bison/Hippos - Keeper Reports, September-October 1989

Box 1 of 6

Giraffes/Prairie (GPR) - Keeper Reports, November-December 1989

Box 1 of 6

Pigs/Bison/Hippos - Keeper Reports, November-December 1989

Box 1 of 6

Giraffes/Prairie (GPR) - Keeper Reports, January-February 1990

Box 1 of 6

Pigs/Bison/Hippos - Keeper Reports, January-February 1990

Box 1 of 6

Elephant House - Keeper Reports, January 1990

Box 1 of 6

Elephant House - Keeper Reports, February 1990

Box 1 of 6

Giraffes/Prairie - Keeper Reports, March 19-July 15, 1990

Box 1 of 6

Giraffes/Prairie (GPR) - Keeper Reports, March-April 1990

Box 1 of 6

Pigs/Bison/Hippos - Keeper Reports, March-April 1990

Box 1 of 6

Elephant House - Keeper Reports, April 1990

Box 1 of 6

Giraffes/Prairie (GPR) - Keeper Reports, May-June 1990

Box 1 of 6

Pigs/Bison/Hippos - Keeper Reports, May-June 1990

Box 1 of 6

Elephant House - Keeper Reports, May 1990

Box 1 of 6

Elephant House - Keeper Reports, June 1990

Box 1 of 6

Giraffes/Prairie (GPR) - Keeper Reports, July-August 1990

Box 1 of 6

Pigs/Bison/Hippos - Keeper Reports, July-August 1990

Box 1 of 6

Elephant House - Keeper Reports, July 1990

Box 1 of 6

Giraffes/Prairie (GPR) - Keeper Reports, September-October 1990

Box 1 of 6

Pigs/Bison/Hippos - Keeper Reports, September-October 1990

Box 1 of 6

Giraffes/Prairie (GPR) - Keeper Reports, November-December 1990

Box 1 of 6

Pigs/Bison/Hippos - Keeper Reports, November-December 1990

Box 1 of 6

Box 2

Giraffes/Prairie (GPR) - Keeper Reports, January-February 1991

Box 2 of 6

Pigs/Bison/Hippos - Keeper Reports, January-February 1991

Box 2 of 6

Giraffes/Prairie (GPR) - Keeper Reports, March-April 1991

Box 2 of 6

Pigs/Bison/Hippos - Keeper Reports, March-April 1991

Box 2 of 6

Giraffes/Prairie (GPR) - Keeper Reports, May-June 1991

Box 2 of 6

Pigs/Bison/Hippos - Keeper Reports, May-June 1991

Box 2 of 6

Giraffes/Prairie (GPR) - Keeper Reports, July-December 1991

Box 2 of 6

Elephant House-Pigs/Bison/Hippos - Keeper Reports, July-December 1991

Box 2 of 6

Giraffes/Prairie (GPR) - Keeper Reports, July-August 1991

Box 2 of 6

Pigs/Bison/Hippos - Keeper Reports, July-August 1991

Box 2 of 6

Giraffes/Prairie (GPR) - Keeper Reports, September-October 1991

Box 2 of 6

Pigs/Bison/Hippos - Keeper Reports, September-October 1991

Box 2 of 6

Giraffes/Prairie (GPR) - Keeper Reports, November-December 1991

Box 2 of 6

Pigs/Bison/Hippos - Keeper Reports, November-December 1991

Box 2 of 6

Giraffes/Prairie (GPR) - Keeper Reports, January-February 1991

Box 2 of 6

Pigs/Bison/Hippos - Keeper Reports, January-February 1991

Box 2 of 6

Giraffes/Prairie - Keeper Reports, February 29-June 30, 1992

Box 2 of 6

Giraffes/Praire - Keeper Reports, June-December 1992

Box 2 of 6

Pigs/Bison/Hippos - Keeper Reports, July-August 1992

Box 2 of 6

Pigs/Bison/Hippos - Keeper Reports, September-October 1992

Box 2 of 6

Pigs/Bison/Hippos - Keeper Reports, November-December 1992

Box 2 of 6

Pigs/Bison/Hippos - Keeper Reports, January-February 1993

Box 2 of 6

Giraffes/Prairie - Keeper Reports, January-March 1993

Box 2 of 6

Pigs/Bison/Hippos - Keeper Reports, March-April 1993

Box 2 of 6

Giraffes/Prairie - Keeper Reports, April-June 1993

Box 2 of 6

Pigs/Bison/Hippos - Keeper Reports, May-June 1993

Box 2 of 6

Pigs/Bison/Hippos - Keeper Reports, July-August 1993

Box 2 of 6

Pigs/Bison/Hippos - Keeper Reports, September-October 1993

Box 2 of 6

Pigs/Bison/Hippos - Keeper Reports, January-February 1994

Box 2 of 6

Giraffes/Prairie - Keeper Reports, January-June 1994

Box 2 of 6

Hippos - Keeper Reports, March-April 1994

Box 2 of 6

Hippos - Keeper Reports, May-June 1994

Box 2 of 6

Hippos - Keeper Reports, July-August 1994

Box 2 of 6

Giraffes/Prairie - Keeper Reports, July-September 1994

Box 2 of 6

Giraffes - Keeper Reports, October-December 1994

Box 2 of 6

Hippos - Keeper Reports, November-December 1994

Box 2 of 6

Hippos - Keeper Reports, December 1994-January 1995

Box 2 of 6

Hippos - Keeper Reports, February-March 1995

Box 2 of 6

Box 3

Giraffes/Rhinos - Keeper Reports, January-May 1995

Box 3 of 6

Giraffes/Pygmy Hippos/Nile Hippos - Keeper Reports, April-May 1995

Box 3 of 6

Hippos - Keeper Reports, June-August 1995

Box 3 of 6

Giraffes/Rhinos - Keeper Reports, June-September 1995

Box 3 of 6

Giraffes/Rhinos - Keeper Reports, January-April 1996

Box 3 of 6

Nile Hippos/Pygmy Hippos - Keeper Reports, January-April 1996

Box 3 of 6

Pygmy Hippos/Nile Hippos - Keeper Reports, May-July 1996

Box 3 of 6

Hippos - Keeper Reports, August-November 1996

Box 3 of 6

Hippos - Keeper Reports, December 1996

Box 3 of 6

Hippos - Keeper Reports, January 1997

Box 3 of 6

Giraffes/Rhinos - Keeper Reports, January-April 1997

Box 3 of 6

Hippos - Keeper Reports, February-May 1997

Box 3 of 6

Giraffes/Rhinos - Keeper Reports, May-August 1997

Box 3 of 6

Pygmy Hippos/Nile Hippos - Keeper Reports, June 1997

Box 3 of 6

Pygmy Hippos/Nile Hippos - Keeper Reports, July-September 1997

Box 3 of 6

Giraffes/Rhinos - Keeper Reports - September-December 1997

Box 3 of 6

Pygmy Hippos/Nile Hippos - Keeper Reports, November-December 1997

Box 3 of 6

Pygmy Hippos/Nile Hippos - Keeper Reports, January-April, 1998

Box 3 of 6

Giraffes/Rhinos - Keeper Reports, January-April 1998

Box 3 of 6

Pygmy Hippos/Nile Hippos - Keeper Reports, May-August 1998

Box 3 of 6

Giraffes/Rhinos - Keeper Reports, May-December 1998

Box 3 of 6

Hippos - Keeper Reports, August-September 1998

Box 3 of 6

Pygmy Hippos/Nile Hippos - Keeper Reports, October-December 1998

Box 3 of 6

Hippos - Keeper Reports, January 1999

Box 3 of 6

Giraffes/Rhinos - Keeper Reports, January-March 1999

Box 3 of 6

Hippos - Keeper Reports, February 1999

Box 3 of 6

Hippos - Keeper Reports, March 1989

Box 3 of 6

Hippos - Keeper Reports, April 1999

Box 3 of 6

Giraffes/Rhinos - Keeper Reports, April-June 1999

Box 3 of 6

Hippos - Keeper Reports, May 1999

Box 3 of 6

Hippos - Keeper Reports, June 1999

Box 3 of 6

Hippos - Keeper Reports, July 1999

Box 3 of 6

Giraffes/Rhinos - Keeper Reports, July-September 1999

Box 3 of 6

Hippos - Keeper Reports, August 1999

Box 3 of 6

Hippos - Keeper Reports, September-October 1999

Box 3 of 6

Giraffes/Rhinos - Keeper Reports, October-December, 1999

Box 3 of 6

Hippos - Keeper Reports, November 1999

Box 3 of 6

Hippos - Keeper Reports, December 1999

Box 3 of 6

Box 4

Hippos - Keeper Reports, January-February 2000

Box 4 of 6

Giraffes/Rhinos - Keeper Reports, January-April 2000

Box 4 of 6

Hippos - Keeper Reports, March-April 2000

Box 4 of 6

Hippos - Keeper Reports, May 2000

Box 4 of 6

Giraffes/Rhinos - Keeper Reports, May-August 2000

Box 4 of 6

Pygmy/Nile Hippos - Keeper Reports, June-July 2000

Box 4 of 6

Pygmy/Nile Hippos - Keeper Reports, August-September 2000

Box 4 of 6

Giraffes/Rhinos - Keeper Reports, September-December 2000

Box 4 of 6

Pygmy/Nile Hippos - Keeper Reports, October-December 2000

Box 4 of 6

Giraffes/Rhinos - Keeper Reports, January-April 2001

Box 4 of 6

Giraffes/Rhinos - Keeper Reports, May-August 2001

Box 4 of 6

Giraffes/Rhinos - Keeper Report, June-October 2001

Box 4 of 6

Giraffes/Rhinos - Keeper Reports, September-December 2001

Box 4 of 6

Elephant House/Beaver Valley - Keeper Reports, January 2002

Box 4 of 6

Giraffes/Rhinos - Keeper Reports, January-April 2002

Box 4 of 6

Elephant House - Keeper Reports, February 2002

Box 4 of 6

Elephant House/Beaver Valley - Keeper Reports, March 2002

Box 4 of 6

Elephant House - Keeper Reports, April 2002

Box 4 of 6

Elephant House/Beaver Valley - Keeper Reports, May 2002

Box 4 of 6

Giraffes/Rhinos - Keeper Reports - May-August 2002

Box 4 of 6

Elephant House/Beaver Valley - Keeper Reports, June 2002

Box 4 of 6

Elephant House/Beaver Valley - Keeper Reports, July 2002

Box 4 of 6

Elephant House/Beaver Valley - Keeper Reports, August 2002

Box 4 of 6

Elephant House - Keeper Reports, September 2002

Box 4 of 6

Box 5

Giraffes/Rhinos - Keeper Reports, September-December 2002

Box 5 of 6

Elephant House - Keeper Reports, October 2002

Box 5 of 6

Elephant House/Deer Area - Keeper Reports, November 2002

Box 5 of 6

Elephant House/Deer Area/Prairie Trail - Keeper Reports, December 2002

Box 5 of 6

Elephant House/Deer Area/Prairie Trail - Keeper Reports, January 2003

Box 5 of 6

Giraffes/Rhinos - Keeper Reports, January-April 2003

Box 5 of 6

Elephant House/Deer Area/Cheetah Conservation Station/Africa Trail - Keeper Reports, February 2003

Box 5 of 6

Elephant House/Prairie Trail/Cheetah Conservation Station/Africa Trail - Keeper Reports, March 2003

Box 5 of 6

Elephant House/Deer Area/Prairie Trail/Cheetah Conservation Station/Africa Trail - Keeper Reports, April 2003

Box 5 of 6

Elephant House/Deer Area/Prairie Trail/Cheetah Conservation Station/Africa Trail - Keeper Reports, May 2003

Box 5 of 6

Giraffes/Rhinos - Keeper Reports, May-December 2003

Box 5 of 6

Elephant House/Deer Area/Prairie Trail/Cheetah Conservation Station/Africa Trail - Keeper Reports, June 2003

Box 5 of 6

Elephant House/Deer Area/Prairie Trail/Cheetah Conservation Station/Africa Trail - Keeper Reports, July 2003

Box 5 of 6

Elephant House/Deer Area/Prairie Trail/Africa Trail - Keeper Reports, August 2003

Box 5 of 6

Box 6

Elephant House/Deer Area/Prairie Trail/Cheetah Conservation Station/Africa Trail - Keeper Reports, September 2003

Box 6 of 6

Elephant House/Prairie Trail/Cheetah Conservation Station/Africa Trail - Keeper Reports, October 2003

Box 6 of 6

Elephant House/Prairie Trail/Cheetah Conservation Station - Keeper Reports, November 2003

Box 6 of 6

Prairie Trail - Keeper Reports, December 2003

Box 6 of 6

Africa Trail - Keeper Report, January 16, 2004

Box 6 of 6

Giraffes/Prairie - Keeper Reports, January-March 2004

Box 6 of 6

Giraffes/Prairie - Keeper Reports, April-July 2004

Box 6 of 6

Giraffes/Prairie - Keeper Reports, August-December 2004

Box 6 of 6

Camels - Food Consumption Charts, March-June (no year)

Box 6 of 6

Asia Trail Planning, 2003

Box 6 of 6

Pygmy Hippo to Argentina, 1985

Box 6 of 6

Pygmy Hippopotamus, 1984-1985

Box 6 of 6

Nile Hippopotamus, 1985-1993

Box 6 of 6

Diet Cards, undated

Box 6 of 6