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Image No: PA-1599-624h-3

Title: Opossums at Calgary Zoo, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1940s]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Nicknamed "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs". First opossum babies in Calgary Zoo history. The mother recently arrived from Tarpon Springs, Florida.

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Zoos / Zoo animals / Opossums

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Image No: PA-1599-624h-7

Title: Foxes at Calgary Zoo, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. October 4, 1944]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Zoos / Zoo animals / Foxes

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Image No: PA-1599-624h-8

Title: Dingos at Calgary Zoo, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. March 3, 1947]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: "Melbourne", "Victoria" and "Sydney" arrived from the Portland Zoo.

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Zoos / Zoo animals / Dingo

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Image No: PA-1599-624h-10

Title: Armadillos at Calgary Zoo, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. July 30, 1948]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: Recently arrived from Texas.

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Zoos / Zoo animals / Armadillos

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Image No: PA-1599-624h-4

Title: Coyote pups at Calgary Zoo, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. June 27, 1949]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Zoos / Zoo animals / Coyotes

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Image No: PA-1599-624h-12

Title: Two-toed sloth at Calgary Zoo, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. September 15, 1951]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Zoos / Zoo animals / Sloths

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Image No: PA-1599-624h-25

Title: Winner of name-the-anteater contest, Calgary Zoo, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. June 10, 1959]

Photographer/Illustrator: Calgary Herald, Calgary, Alberta

Remarks: L-R: Bob Shiels, Calgary Herald; Billy Blake; Mrs. W. W. Blake; Tom Baines, zoo curator.
Billy Blake submitted the winning entry "Sir Ants-A-Lot".

Subject(s): Calgary, Alberta - Personalities / Calgary, Alberta - Zoos / Zoo animals / Anteaters / Children / Contests / Zoos - Visitors

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