Giraffe Born at NZP

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"Ryma," a male Masai giraffe, is born to "Peggy" and "Lionel" at the National Zoological Park. Peggy was born at the Zoo in 1978 and Lionel came to the NZP in 1981 from the Cleveland Metropark Zoo.


National Zoological Park (U.S.)


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

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Summer, 1985


  • Animals
  • Zoos
  • Childbirth
  • Giraffe

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