Conservation and Research Center of the National Zoological Park in Front Royal, Virginia

ID: SIA2011-1456

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1987

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9553, Box 1, Folder: CRC

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Summary

View of the Conservation and Research Center (CRC), now known as the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI), of the National Zoological Park in Front Royal, Virginia, where endangered species are studied and bred. In the foreground animals are grazing in a field and in the distance, among the rolling hills, are CRC houses and animal buildings.

Subject

  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)
  • Conservation Biology Institute (National Zoological Park)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

See Neg. # 20100729-0363MM1 for a view of the buildings in 2010.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9553, Box 1, Folder: CRC

Contact information

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

Date

1987

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Landscapes
  • Zoos
  • Endangered ecosystems
  • Habitat conservation
  • Wildlife
  • Ecology
  • Rare animals
  • Conservation
  • Endangered species
  • Wildlife conservation

Place

Front Royal (Va.)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Landscape

ID Number

SIA2011-1456

Physical description

Number of Images: 1 ; Color: Color; Size: 6w x 4h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print

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