Opossum Found at Market; Presented to NZP

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A small, Central American opossum is found in a bunch of bananas in the Central Market, and is presented to the National Zoological Park by D. Grovo and Company, the same firm that presented the NZP with a young Boa Constrictor,found in the same manner, the previous fall.


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Chronology of Smithsonian History


"Local Notes," 2/6/1917, p. 3

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  • Boa constrictor

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