Thylacines (Tasmanian Wolves) at the National Zoo

ID: SIA2007-0070 or 94-12588 or NZP 139

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Exterior

Date: c. 1903

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 49, Folder: 18

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Summary

Two thylacines, a wolflike marsupial of the forest areas of Tasmania, often called Tasmanian Wolves, stand in the doorway to their outside enclosure at the original Animal House at the National Zoological Park.

Subject

National Zoological Park (U.S.) Animal House

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Image was originally published in the Smithsonian Institution Annual Report, 1903, p.66.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 49, Folder: 18

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1903

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Animal cages
  • Zoo exhibits
  • Animals
  • Zoos
  • Tasmanian Wolves
  • Marsupials
  • Thylacine

Form/Genre

  • Exterior
  • Photographic print
  • Animal, candid

ID Number

SIA2007-0070 or 94-12588 or NZP 139

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 7w x 4h; Type of Image: Animal, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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