JoGayle Howard with Clouded Leopard Cub

ID: SIA2017-023033

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Portraits

Date: 1992

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-101, Box 10, Folder 45

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A clouded leopard cub born via artificial insemination plays with veterinarian JoGayle Howard's hair as she attempts to pose for the camera at the National Zoological Park. Howard was a specialist in reproductive biology for endangered species.


  • Howard, JoGayle 1951-2011
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)


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JoGayle Howard was an american zoologist who specialized in the captive breeding of endangered species, such as pandas, clouded leopards, and black-footed ferrets. She worked at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Washington, D.C.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-101, Box 10, Folder 45

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



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  • Veterinarians
  • Women
  • Cats
  • Animals
  • Endangered ecosystems
  • Habitat conservation
  • Wildlife
  • Reproductive biology
  • Animal specialists
  • Women Scientists
  • Rare animals
  • Leopard
  • Wildlife conservation
  • Endangered species


  • Portraits
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Number of Images: 1; Color: Color; Size: 1.12w x 1.56h; Type of Image: Person, Candid; Medium: Slide

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