Medical Examination of Giant Panda

ID: 95-267

Creator: Cohen, Jessie

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1983

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 4, Folder: January 1984

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Summary

With help from Edward Ruley (c.), chairman of the Nephrology Department at Children's Hospital, the National Zoological Park's chief veterinarian Mitchell Bush (lower r.) and zoo physiologist David Wildt (upper l.) conducted a laparoscopic exam and biopsy of one of Ling-Ling's kidneys on December 8, 1983, at the Zoo's hospital.

Subject

Ling-Ling (Giant panda)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in the Smithsonian "Torch," January 1984

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 4, Folder: January 1984

Contact information

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

Date

1983

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Topic

  • Veterinarians
  • Animals
  • Wildt, David
  • Children's Hosptial
  • Zoos
  • Ruley, Edward
  • Bush, Mitchell
  • Pandas
  • Children's Hospital
  • Giant panda
  • Veterinary surgery
  • Event

Form/Genre

Photographic print

ID Number

95-267

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Event; Medium: Photographic print

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