NZP's Cuban Crocodile Hatchling

ID: 95-258

Creator: Cohen, Jessie

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1984

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

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Summary

One of the seven Cuban crocodiles that hatched at National Zoological Park early in August 1984. The 11-inch infants will grow at a rate of 1 foot per year; they should reach adult lengths of 6 to 9 feet. There are only two swamps left in the world where these rare animals live.

Subject

National Zoological Park (U.S.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in TORCH, September 1984

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371 Box 4 Folder September 1984

Contact information

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

Date

1984

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Topic

  • Animals
  • Endangered ecosystems
  • Cuban crocodiles
  • Births
  • Endangered species

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Animal, candid

ID Number

95-258

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 8 x 10; Type of Image: Animal, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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