Tiger Tot Is Toast of the Town

ID: SIA2010-0381 and 24-tig-30 #6

Creator: Cohen, Jessie

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1993

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-015, Box 2, Folder: September 1993

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Summary

One of a pair of tiger cubs, with a playful appearance, lies on a quilt in its den at the National Zoological Park. The cubs were born on June 14, 1993, to Kerinci, a rare Sumatran tiger who came to the Zoo in July 1989 as part of an exchange with the Jakarta (Ragunan Zoological Garden) Zoo in Indonesia.

Subject

  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)
  • Ragunan Zoological Garden

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in Torch, September 1993

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-015, Box 2, Folder: September 1993

Contact information

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

Date

1993

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Births
  • Tigers
  • Tiger Cub

Place

  • Sumatra (Indonesia)
  • Indonesia

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Animal, candid

ID Number

SIA2010-0381 and 24-tig-30 #6

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 9.5w x 7.5h; Type of Image: Animal, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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