Habitat Barrier Exhibit, Hall of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History

ID: MNH-242 or MNH242

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1959

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44A, Folder: 3

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Summary

Exhibit case displays how the formation of the Grand Canyon has caused the squirrels of the Kaibab Plateau and their ancestral stock, the Abert squirrel, to develop into a separate species. The exhibit is in the Hall of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History.

Author

Unknown

Subject

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44A, Folder: 3

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1959

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Animals
  • Kaibab Plateau
  • Habitat (Ecology)
  • Exhibitions
  • Abert's squirrel
  • Hall of Mammals
  • Mammals
  • Squirrels
  • Abert squirrel

Place

Grand Canyon (Ariz.)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

MNH-242 or MNH242

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print

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