Moving day for the orangutans at the London Zoo

Made:
1953
maker:
Fox Photos Ltd.

Daily Herald Archive/Science Museum Group/SSPL
© Fox Photos Ltd (Getty)

Daily Herald Archive/Science Museum Group/SSPL
© Fox Photos Ltd (Getty)

Moving day for the orangutans at the London Zoo.The London Zoo's orangutans 'Mr Jiggs', 'Lizzie' and 'Anabelle' were today moved to new, and bigger, quarters. The Old Elephant House at Regent's Park has been altered to accommodate them and provide more room for these animals to play their extremely agile and energetic games. Photograph shows: 'Anabelle' shaking hands with well-wishers as she leaves for her new quarters today. 13 May 1953

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/19926
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Daily Herald Archive at National Science and Media Museum

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