Skip to Content

Found 133,020 Resources

Natural history of Victoria : Prodromus of the zoology of Victoria, or, figures and descriptions of the living species of all classes of the Victorian indigenous animals / by Frederick McCoy

Smithsonian Libraries
Issued from 1878-1890 in 20 parts, and reissued in 2 v. each with collective t.p. dated 1885 and 1890.

Publisher and printer vary: Decades II-IX add: "Published by George Robertson, Little Collins Street" and (to the printer): "And George Robertson, l7 Warwick Square." Decade X-XIV = Decade I. Vol. II t.p., Decade XV-XX: 'By authority: Robert S. Brain, government printer." and Trübner and Co. as sole printer.

Some plates headed: "Memoirs of the Museum." Drawn, lithographed, or engraved by P.H. MacGillivray, Dr. J.J. Wild, many others, and printed by Hamel & Co., J.M. Ferguson, and others and various sections of the Australian Government Printing Office.

Some of the plates hand-colored.

Also available online.

SCNHRB copy (v. 1: 39088013489703, v. 2: 39088013489745) bound in black library buckram, title in gilt on spine, marbled edges; original printed paper wrappers bound-in at the end of each v. (each one has stamp: Library, U.S. National Museum Smithsonian Institution with date and ms. acc. no.).

Elecresource

Bao Bao Blizzard

National Zoo
Video recorded Jan. 6, 2015 Music: ProleteR - April Showers

Happy New Year from the Smithsonian's National Zoo: Celebrating 125 years in 2014

National Zoo
Friends, this year we celebrated our 125th anniversary and happily reflect on all we have accomplished. Your support makes our work to care for, study and save species possible. From our WILD family to yours, thank you for a fantastic anniversary year and we look forward to seeing you in 2015. Happy New Year!

Vote to Name the Andean Bear Cubs at the Smithsonian's National Zoo

National Zoo
Our 18-week-old male bear cubs need names—and we’re asking for your help! We’ve teamed up with Univision’s ¡Despierta America! to select names that reflect Andean bears’ cultural significance to the Quechua and Aymara—the indigenous communities of the bears’ native region. The cubs will make their public debut Saturday, March 28, 2015. Vote now: http://s.si.edu/1CdHTeo Nuestros oseznos de 18 semanas necesitan un nombre, ¡y necesitamos su ayuda! Nos hemos unido con ¡Despierta América! de Univision para elegir nombres que reflejen la relevancia cultural de los osos andinos para los quechuas y los aimaras, las comunidades indígenas de la región nativa de los osos. Vote ahora: http://s.si.edu/1CdHTeo

Unlocking the Secrets of Bird Migration

National Zoo
Feb. 23, 2015—Meet our superhero #Birdman, Dr. Pete Marra. Birds use superpowers to migrate thousands of miles and Dr. Marra has sworn to use cutting-edge research in the battle to save wild birds. Understanding where and when birds travel is key to protecting habitats, understanding the spread of diseases and so much more. Learn more about our #Birdman in this video made possible with the support of ConocoPhillips​. #Oscars2015 #WeSaveSpecies

Bao Bao's First Snow Day!

National Zoo
Support giant panda conservation at the Zoo and the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute! http://s.si.edu/1DGqJEj Jan. 6, 2015—As the year’s first blanket of snow coated the Washington, D.C. area today, giant panda Bao Bao spent much of the morning playing in it for the very first time. The sixteen month-old panda cub tumbled down the hill in her outdoor enclosure, climbed trees and pounced on her mother Mei Xiang.

Transactions of the Linnaean Society of New York

Smithsonian Libraries
Publication suspended 1885-1932, 1962-79.

Also available online.

Elecresource

SCBI Cheetah Cubs (Pt 2)

National Zoo
Two cheetah cubs were born at the Smithsonian's Conservation Biology Institute in Front Royal, Va. This facility is part of the Smithsonian's National Zoological Park. December 29, 2010

Dama Gazelle Calf

National Zoo
A baby female dama gazelle was born at Smithsonians National Zoo on November 2, 2008. Dama gazelles are critically endangered in the wild.

SCBI Cheetah Cubs (Pt II)

National Zoo
Two cheetah cubs were born at the Smithsonian's Conservation Biology Institute in Front Royal, Va. This facility is part of the Smithsonian's National Zoological Park. December 29, 2010

Anteaters

National Zoo
Anteater goes for a swim (Darwin likes swimming)

Lion Cubs Romp

National Zoo

Pandas in Snow 2019

National Zoo

Lebensbilder aus der Tierwelt, hrsg. von H. Meerwarth

Smithsonian Libraries
Vols. 3-6, edited by H. Meerwarth and K. Soffel.

Also available online.

Elecresource

Black Footed Ferrets

National Zoo
1-24 of 133,020 Resources