Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
National Zoological Park. Department of Zoological Research
Animal Research Records, circa 1966-1984
This accession consists of records documenting behavioral observations of animals at the National Zoological Park. Species documented in this accession include bush dogs, crab-eating foxes, giant pandas (by Devra G. Kleiman and William A. Xanten), lesser pandas, Asian elephants (by John Eisenberg), Tasmanian devils, giraffes, Nile hippopotamus, Indian rhinoceros (by Helmut K. Buechner), spectacled bears (by Daryl J. Boness), sloth bears (by Daryl J. Boness), polar bears (by Daryl J. Boness), sable antelope (by Helmut K. Buechner), bongos, dik diks, oryx, duikers, and golden lion tamarins (by Helmut K. Buechner). Materials include raw and edited audio, film, and video footage. Materials also includes a Friends of the National Zoo training video which include clips from the Department of Zoological Research observations as well as a few lecture recordings.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Kleiman, Devra G.
- Xanten, William A.
- Eisenberg, John Frederick, 1935-
- Buechner, Helmut K. (Helmut Karl)
- Boness, Daryl J.
- Friends of the National Zoo (U.S.)
- Zoo animals
- Animal behavior
- Zoology -- Research
- Giant panda
- Wild dogs
- Red panda
- Tasmanian devil
- Indian rhinoceros
- Spectacled bear
- Polar bear
- Sable antelope
- Golden lion tamarin
- Lectures and lecturing
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 10-158, National Zoological Park. Department of Zoological Research, Animal Research Records