Komodo Dragon Presented to NZP
Madame Suharto, wife of the president of Indonesia symbolically presents the National Zoological Park with a male Komodo dragon, "Kelana" (wanderer). She presents Zoo director Theodore Reed with a photograph of the animal, which was physically presented to the Zoo on June 15, 1970.
National Zoological Park (U.S.)
Chronology of Smithsonian History
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
May 22, 1970