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At the end of Fiscal Year 1900 the National Zoological Park contained 839 animals in its collection. This was made up of 485 Mammals, 224 Birds, and 130 Reptiles.


National Zoological Park (U.S.)


Chronology of Smithsonian History


  • Fiscal Year 1900 was from July 1, 1899 to June 30, 1900. A list of the animals at the National Zoological Park dated June 30, 1900 can be found in the Annual Report for 1900 beginning on p. 92.
  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the Year 1900. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1901, p. 85.

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


June 30, 1900


  • Reptiles
  • Animals
  • Zoos
  • Birds
  • Mammals

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