"Ham" is Moved to N.C. Zoological Park

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Summary

"Ham," the 23-year old chimpanzee that was sent into sub-orbital flight in 1961, and had been a resident of the National Zoological Park for 17 years, is moved to the North Carolina Zoological Park in Ashboro, where he is reintroduced to chimpanzees.

Subject

  • Ham
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)
  • North Carolina Zoological Park

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 3, "The Torch," April 1981, p. 4.

Contact information

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

Date

September, 1980

Topic

Chimpanzees

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