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Milwaukee Zoo Grounds

Date: 1964
Description: Aerial view of the Milwaukee County Zoo grounds nearing its completion.

Rhesus Monkeys Move to Summer Home

Date: 05 15 1954
Description: Zookeepers releasing rhesus monkeys to the island that serves as their summer home at the Washington park zoo (later replaced by the Milwaukee County Zoo).


Description: Washington Park Zoo yak exhibit. The park was later replaced by the Milwaukee County Zoo.

Speidel and Milwaukee County Zoo Model

Date: 02 20 1954
Description: Zoo director George Speidel and members of the Milwaukee County Zoological society talking over plans for the new zoo while looking at a tentative model fo...

Marlin Perkins and Zebra

Description: Marlin Perkins shaking hands behind a zebra.

Samson Passes Away

Date: 11 28 1981
Description: Veterinarians examining Samson, the Milwaukee Zoo's star 32-year-old gorilla, after attempting to revive him after he had collapsed while feeding in the zo...

Rhudra Gets Surgery

Date: 12 13 1985
Description: Overhead view of Rhudra, an Indian rhinoceros, receiving surgery for a non-healing wound on the sole of his right, rear foot at the Milwaukee County Zoo. T...

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