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Seals friendship pact
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 July 23, 1958 reads, "Kipper waddles to fence and stands up letting out loud welcoming bark to his young admirers. Toddler next to fence is being assured by adult that seal is all bark and no bite. Trip to fence is Kipper's curtain call which he makes after trainer feeds him fish as reward for his performance. Life ring in foreground is for poolside viewers, not seals."; See images #00116072 through #00116075 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Los Angeles Zoo (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Zoos--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Children--California--Los Angeles
Zoo visitors--California--Los Angeles
Spectators--California--Los Angeles
Zoo animals--California--Los Angeles
Sea lions--California--Los Angeles
Captive wild animals--California--Los Angeles
Trained animals
Animal shows--California--Los Angeles
Fences--California--Los Angeles
Bleachers--California--Los Angeles
Life preservers
Parks--California--Los Angeles
Griffith Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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