Here are some of our most recent items to be added to the Natural History Library/Museum Studies Reference Library.
Tag: Polly Lasker
Late June new book arrivals in the Natural History Libraries — quite a cross section!
June is National Zoo and Aquarium Month. In honor of that let’s revisit one of the Libraries’ online exhibitions in the digital library.
Listed below are some early June new arrivals in the Natural History and sublocation libraries.
If you visited the zoo prior to the twentieth century you would most likely have seen the animals behind bars in cages. But in the early 1900s Carl Hagenbeck decided he wanted to display animals in a more “natural” venue.
Our iPad was a popular new device to demonstrate our digital efforts. Many folks were thrilled they could see entire books at home for free with the Biodiversity Heritage Library and our online exhibits. The latest Kindle e-book reader we brought along was a big hit, too.
The first elephants acquired by the National Zoological Park were ‘Dunk’ and ‘Gold Dust’ in April of 1891.