Two Baby Gorillas Moka and Nikumba

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Summary

Two Baby Gorillas named Moka and Nikumba play with a basketball. The gorillas were received by the National Zoological Park from French Equatorial Africa in 1955.

Subject

National Zoological Park (U.S.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 326, Box 80, Folder: Gorillas "Moka" + "Nikumba"

Contact information

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

Date

March 1956

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Animals
  • Gifts
  • Gorilla

Form/Genre

Photographic print

ID Number

SIA2011-1492

Physical description

Number of Images: 1 Color: Black and White ; Size: 4.5w x 3.25h ; Type of Image: Animals ; Medium: Photographic print

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