TITLE

Gateway To Asia

PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Senior;12/1/2006, Vol. 85 Issue 12, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the launch of Asia Trail exhibit at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, D.C. The exhibit is home to seven threatened or endangered Asian species, including giant pandas, red pandas, fishing cats, sloth bears, Asian small-clawed otters, Japanese giant salamanders, and clouded leopards. The trail doubles the living space for the zoo's animals, which spans nearly 6 acres.
ACCESSION #
23200792

 

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