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Baby gorilla arrives
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Dean, Gordon
This project was supported in whole or in part 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
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated April 26, 1958 reads, "Scoop, 22-pound baby gorilla, takes his first look at Burbank after flying abroad Flying Tigers plane from New York. He is en route to San Diego Zoo today with Emil Jouglet, left, and Jerry Taylor, right animal specialists. When Scoop grows up, he will weigh hefty 750 pounds."
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Lockheed Air Terminal, Inc
14th Air Force Association (U.S.).--Flying Tigers
San Diego Zoo
Gorilla--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Apes--Infancy--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Baby animals--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Men--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Animal specialists--United States
Airports--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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