Female Orangutan is Born at NZP

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Summary

A female orangutan is born to "Pensi" and "Atjeh" (also know as "Junior") at the National Zoological Park. She weighs only 2 pounds, 5 ounces and is moved to an incubator immediately.

Subject

National Zoological Park (U.S.)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 3, "The Torch," September 1980, p. 1.

Contact information

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

Date

August 12, 1980

Topic

  • Childbirth
  • Orangutan

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