Concealing Coloration Exhibit, Hall of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History

ID: MNH-223 or MNH223

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1959

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44A, Folder: 3

Download IIIF Manifest Request permissions Download image Print

Narrow Your Results

Reset

Filter Your Results

Smithsonian Secretaries Information

Close Browse records and papers of the Smithsonian Secretaries, from 1846 until today. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by individuals who have held that office.

Expeditions Information

Close Browse records and papers documenting scientific and collecting expeditions either affiliated with the Smithsonian, or with which Smithsonian researchers participated. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by geographic regions predominantly represented in expedition records.

Professional Societies Information

Close Browse records of professional societies closely associated with the Smithsonian, that focus on areas of scientific research and museum studies. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by major topics and disciplines.
 

Summary

An exhibit case shows how some forest-dwelling animals use concealing coloration to provide protection for their helpless young in the Hall of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History. Included in the case is a young wild pig, a young puma, a deer fawn and a young tapir.

Author

Unknown

Subject

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44A, Folder: 3

Contact information

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

Date

1959

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Animals
  • Fawn
  • Pumas
  • Camouflage
  • Tapirs
  • Animal defenses
  • Exhibitions
  • Color of animals
  • Hall of Mammals
  • Mammals
  • Pig, Wild
  • Coloration
  • Deer

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

MNH-223 or MNH223

Physical description

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

Full Record

View Full Record