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Feb 6 Tropical Expedition

Alexander Wetmore and Watson Perrygo Explore Panama

 

Alexander Wetmore and Watson Perrygo Explore Panama

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Year: 
1952
Month: 
february
Day: 
6
Date: 
Wed, 1952-02-06
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Alexander Wetmore, sixth Smithsonian Secretary and ornithologist, and Watson M. Perrygo, U.S. National Museum taxidermist, travel to Panama and visit the Canal Zone Biological Area, now the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute on Barro Colorado Island. There they meet with James Zetek, entomologist and resident director, while on a scientific expedition to the region.