Photograph shows a baby pygmy hippo at Gelsenkirchen Zoo

Made:
unknown
maker:
Associated Press

Daily Herald Archive/Science Museum Group
© Mirrorpix

Daily Herald Archive/Science Museum Group
© Mirrorpix

Photograph titled 'Baby hippo is thriving'. Caption on back reads in part: The director of the Gelsenkirchen Zoo in Germany, Dr Harold Roth, checks the weight of a four-weeks-old baby dwarf hippo to announce that junior weighs 37 pounds. At birth the hippo weighed only 8 pounds. It is the only hippo ever to have been born and raised in a German zoo.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/30051
Materials:
ink, paper (fibre product)
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Daily Herald Archive at National Science and Media Museum

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