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[Giant Salamander at the Los Angeles Zoo, Los Angeles, California, November 26, 1968]

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[Giant Salamander at the Los Angeles Zoo, Los Angeles, California, November 26, 1968]
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Neg Type: 120.00 mm

Los Angeles, Calif., November 26, 1968

(96.267.1038)

Photograph by Toyo Miyatake Studio, Gift of the Alan Miyatake Family

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2 negatives : b&w; ; 120 mm.

Published in Rafu Shimpo, November 26, 1968.

Six Caucasian and Japanese men examine a axolotl, a giant salamander, from Sister City Nagoya, Japan, outside at the Los Angeles Zoo in Los Angeles, California, November 26, 1968. Caucasian man in suit and eyeglasses crouches over tarp holding a metamorphosized axolotl, a form of salamander. They are identified (left to right): Bill Turner, assistant curator of reptiles, John Sheffield, Sister City Committee Chairman, Toshiaki Yokoyama of Japanese Consul General office, and George Saiki of Los Angeles Mayor Sam Yorty's office. Two zoo keepers crouch at right.

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Typed on original negative envelope: L.A. Zoo.

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