NZP's Golden-Headed Lion Tamarin Family

ID: 96-1010

Creator: Cohen, Jessie

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1986

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371 Box 5 Folder October 1986

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Summary

The first baby golden-headed lion tamarin ever born in captivity in North America was born at the National Zoological Park in August of 1986. Shown here is the father tamarin grooming the mother, who is carrying the baby on her back. They are in the Small Mammal House.

Subject

National Zoological Park (U.S.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in TORCH, October 1986

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371 Box 5 Folder October 1986

Contact information

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

Date

1986

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No restrictions

Topic

  • Zoos
  • Animals
  • Golden-headed lion tamarin
  • Endangered ecosystems
  • Births
  • Endangered species

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Animal, candid

ID Number

96-1010

Physical description

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

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