Tomoko Dies at NZP

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Summary

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.

Subject

National Zoological Park (U.S.)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Zoogoer. May/June 1992, p. 24.

Contact information

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

Date

January 25, 1992

Topic

  • Animals
  • Deaths
  • Gorilla

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