Film: 1544

Natural History | 1950 | Sound | B/W


Smithsonian Institute Zoo in Washington DC USA 1950's

General views of the Capitol and Washington's monuments. Zoo entrance sign. A series of clips of the different animals housed at the zoo. Fallow deer, Barbary sheep, gibbons, bear, elephants, crane, penguins and other birds including cockatoo, love birds. Tapir, shoebill, baby orangutans, gorilla, Rhinos, Zebra, ostrich being fed, hippos. Feeding Emperor penguins and Smokey the bear, one of the zoo's famous inhabitants. More bears, elephants stretching his trunk for food, a fox, prairie dogs fight with a pigeon for its food.

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