Tomoko Dies at NZP

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Tomoka, a male lowland gorilla and one of the oldest and best-loved animals at the National Zoological Park, dies. He was born at the Zoo in September 1961 and lived his entire life at the Zoo.


National Zoological Park (U.S.)


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Zoogoer. May/June 1992, p. 24.

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


January 25, 1992


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