Gorillas Loaned to NZP

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Summary

The Milwaukee Zoo loans two juvenile gorillas to the National Zoological Park for three years. 3-1/2 year old Mandara (female) and 2 year old Kuja (male) are loaned to the NZP in order to make space at the Milwaukee Zoo. The gorillas are kept in quarantine until late November, and then displayed.

Subject

  • Milwaukee Zoo
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 4, "The Torch," December 1985, p. 2.

Contact information

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

Date

October, 1985

Topic

  • Loans
  • Animals
  • Zoos
  • Gorilla

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