Donations to NZP from Woodward and Lothrop

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Summary

Cheetahs and exotic birds are donated to the National Zoological Park by Woodward and Lothrop Department store. The animals, including a baby elephant that died from a congenital lung deformation, were displayed by Woodies' in the window of their downtown department store in December 1966, prior to their move to the Zoo on January 26, 1967.

Subject

National Zoological Park (U.S.)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 1, "The Torch," January-February 1967, p. 1.

Contact information

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

Date

January 26, 1967

Topic

  • Cats
  • Animals
  • Cheetahs
  • Birds
  • Gifts
  • Elephants
  • Cheetah

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