Lions and Tigers Moved to Mann Exhibit

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Summary

Four white tigers and three lions are moved into the Mann Lion and Tiger Exhibit, returned from zoos in Chicago and Cincinnati, where they boarded during preparation of their new home. There is an opening ceremony for the exhibit, which took place on May 25, 1976, was attended by Lucile Q. Mann, wife of the late director, William M. Mann, for whom the building is named.

Subject

  • Mann, Lucile Quarry 1897-
  • Mann, William M. 1886-1960
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Torch, 7/1976, p. 5

Contact information

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

Date

May 1976

Topic

  • William M. Mann Lion and Tiger Exhibit (NZP)
  • Exhibit openings

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