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Title
San Diego Wild Animal Park: Wild World of Animals 1972 (First Edition)
Creator
Zoological Society of San Diego
Date Created and/or Issued
1972
Publication Information
Zoological Society of San Diego, Inc. (Publisher)
Contributing Institution
San Diego Zoo Global Library and Archives
Collection
California Revealed from San Diego Zoo Global Library and Archives
Rights Information
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Description
The first guidebook for the San Diego Zoo's Wild Animal Park documents the natural history of the San Pasqual Valley, located southeast of the city of Escondido and now an agricultural preserve. It identifies many plants in the area, native fauna and local ecology. A map and images document the Wild Animal Park soon after its opening in 1972. The Nairobi Village insert depicts the original motifs, rustic structures, events, areas, and activities, evoking the influence of other Southern California theme parks. The cover features a photograph of two white rhinos wading in the mud.
Type
text
Format
Book
Extent
12 x 9 in.
75 Pages of 75
Identifier
csdz_000017
Subject
San Diego Zoo--History
Zoo guides
Zoos
Zoological horticulture
Animals
Zoos--California--San Diego
San Diego Wild Animal Park
Zoological Society of San Diego--San Diego Wild Animal Park
Place
San Diego County (Calif.)
Escondido (Calif.)
San Pasqual Valley (Calif.)
Provenance
San Diego Zoo Global Library and Archives
California Revealed is supported by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.

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