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Zoos Collection

Background imageZoos Collection: Brumas the Polar Bear, born 27th November 1949, her mother is named Ivy

Brumas the Polar Bear, born 27th November 1949, her mother is named Ivy and her father Mischa. Brumas is named after her keepers Bruce and Sam (reversed)

Background imageZoos Collection: Swim Pals. Dive in, said the sea lions. Thanks, I will, said Carol Fisher, age 17

Swim Pals. Dive in, said the sea lions. Thanks, I will, said Carol Fisher, age 17. And - plop! There she was, swimming around with the sea lions in their pool at Chessington Zoo, Surrey

Background imageZoos Collection: Muriel Mottershead, Supervisor at Chester Zoo, also daughter of founder George

Muriel Mottershead, Supervisor at Chester Zoo, also daughter of founder George Mottershead, pictured with animals, 19th June 1950

Background imageZoos Collection: Bristol Zoo, children gathered around the bear pit 1st June 1965

Bristol Zoo, children gathered around the bear pit 1st June 1965

Background imageZoos Collection: I m Clarissa. You might think me as cold as a fish, but I m not carping

I m Clarissa. You might think me as cold as a fish, but I m not carping. Why should I when someone as pretty as Janet Bromley comes to see me every day

Background imageZoos Collection: Clarissa the 44 lb Carp at the London Zoo aquarium takes a closer look Mirror

Clarissa the 44 lb Carp at the London Zoo aquarium takes a closer look Mirror photographer George Greenwells camera. 25th August 1963

Background imageZoos Collection: A man and woman enjoying a glass of wine, seated at a dinner table in one of

A man and woman enjoying a glass of wine, seated at a dinner table in one of the enclosures at Chester Zoo. 18th June 1985

Background imageZoos Collection: A young boy allowed to touch an elephant at London Zoo. 29th December 1954

A young boy allowed to touch an elephant at London Zoo. 29th December 1954

Background imageZoos Collection: Penguins in the Penguin Pool at London Zoo. 20th January 1954

Penguins in the Penguin Pool at London Zoo. 20th January 1954

Background imageZoos Collection: Penguins who have been sprayed with water by their keeper

Penguins who have been sprayed with water by their keeper, in order to keep cool in the sun at London Zoo. 8th July 1982

Background imageZoos Collection: This Rock Hopper is senior penguin in the pool at London Zoo

This Rock Hopper is senior penguin in the pool at London Zoo. He is called Siren because he has always made more noise than his pen mates. 26th June 1956

Background imageZoos Collection: Three new camel arrivals at Coventry Zoo park. 17th July 1973

Three new camel arrivals at Coventry Zoo park. 17th July 1973

Background imageZoos Collection: A 35 foot figure of a Zulu warrior being erected at the entrance to Coventry Zoo Park

A 35 foot figure of a Zulu warrior being erected at the entrance to Coventry Zoo Park. 19th March 1970

Background imageZoos Collection: The crowds flock to Coventry Zoo at Whitley, Coventry. The Zulu Warrior can be seen in

The crowds flock to Coventry Zoo at Whitley, Coventry. The Zulu Warrior can be seen in all his glory at the entrance. 3rd April 1972

Background imageZoos Collection: Chimps at Twycross Zoo March 1972

Chimps at Twycross Zoo March 1972

Background imageZoos Collection: Kumba the Gorilla, is not very happy at the moment. Things are not swinging for Kumba

Kumba the Gorilla, is not very happy at the moment. Things are not swinging for Kumba. His mate at the Zoo has rejected him

Background imageZoos Collection: An otter does a little begging in a zoo. 5th July 1928

An otter does a little begging in a zoo. 5th July 1928

Background imageZoos Collection: Attendant with young goats at the Childrens Pets Corner, Festival Gardens

Attendant with young goats at the Childrens Pets Corner, Festival Gardens, London25th May 1954

Background imageZoos Collection: Pelicans preening themselves in their enclosure at London Zoo. 26th March 1954

Pelicans preening themselves in their enclosure at London Zoo. 26th March 1954

Background imageZoos Collection: Mum looks calm and tries to doze. But ask any Mum how can you doze when you have two

Mum looks calm and tries to doze. But ask any Mum how can you doze when you have two bright-eyed young things chattering, digging you in the ribs and wanting you to play

Background imageZoos Collection: Sammy the seal waiting expectantly in his London Zoo tank

Sammy the seal waiting expectantly in his London Zoo tank, for his keeper to bring him his daily ration of fish. 26th March 1954

Background imageZoos Collection: Elephants at the London Zoo Elephant House in Regents Park. 26th March 1954

Elephants at the London Zoo Elephant House in Regents Park. 26th March 1954

Background imageZoos Collection: So Tired. All right so I m yawning! Wouldn t you

So Tired. All right so I m yawning! Wouldn t you, if you had been up half the night tu-whitting and tu-wooing and generally trying to be an owling success

Background imageZoos Collection: Children looking at elephants at London Zoo. 21st September 1953

Children looking at elephants at London Zoo. 21st September 1953

Background imageZoos Collection: Children looking at animals at London Zoo. 21st September 1953

Children looking at animals at London Zoo. 21st September 1953

Background imageZoos Collection: Visitors to Dudley Zoo, looking at the polar bears, West Midlands. 10th April 1973

Visitors to Dudley Zoo, looking at the polar bears, West Midlands. 10th April 1973

Background imageZoos Collection: Polar bear and polar bear cub at Dudley Zoo, West Midlands. 10th April 1973

Polar bear and polar bear cub at Dudley Zoo, West Midlands. 10th April 1973

Background imageZoos Collection: Polar bear cub at Dudley Zoo, West Midlands. 10th April 1973

Polar bear cub at Dudley Zoo, West Midlands. 10th April 1973

Background imageZoos Collection: Youki, tame giraffe at Belle Vue Zoo, gives a motherly lick to two new arrivals

Youki, tame giraffe at Belle Vue Zoo, gives a motherly lick to two new arrivals, muscovite ducks, who were being shown around the zoo by Anglea Melia, 19, left, and Eileen Simkiss, 16, right

Background imageZoos Collection: Kim, the baby pygmy donkey, who is a fortnight old, makes the acquaintance of baby Susan

Kim, the baby pygmy donkey, who is a fortnight old, makes the acquaintance of baby Susan, ten months old. She is quite amused and thrilled when Kim trots up to her. Whipsnade Zoo, Bedfordshire

Background imageZoos Collection: Dumbo, London Zoos eight year old elephant goes for a morning exercise with his

Dumbo, London Zoos eight year old elephant goes for a morning exercise with his keeper every morning and has developed the habit of raiding the sweet

Background imageZoos Collection: The Malayan police band which has just arrived in England visited London Zoo to see

The Malayan police band which has just arrived in England visited London Zoo to see animals that came from their own country. They toured the zoo in their native dress. 27th May 1956

Background imageZoos Collection: I m Clarissa. You might think me as cold as a fish, but I m not carping

I m Clarissa. You might think me as cold as a fish, but I m not carping. Why should I when someone as pretty as Janet Bromley comes to see me every day

Background imageZoos Collection: Paddiwack the London Zoo Polar Bear cub takes his first plunge into his pool

Paddiwack the London Zoo Polar Bear cub takes his first plunge into his pool and had a swim, frolicked, splashed and thoroughly enjoyed himself

Background imageZoos Collection: If you want to get ahead, get a hippo! Humphrey the hippo is known as a bad tempered

If you want to get ahead, get a hippo! Humphrey the hippo is known as a bad tempered beast. He chased his keeper and a photographer out of his den at Chessington Zoo, Surrey, the other day

Background imageZoos Collection: Carol Fisher from Clapham, London seen here with a young camel calf at Chessington Zoo

Carol Fisher from Clapham, London seen here with a young camel calf at Chessington Zoo, Surrey. 9th June 1954

Background imageZoos Collection: Cholmondely of Chessington Zoo is a chimp with a sense of humour at the best of times

Cholmondely of Chessington Zoo is a chimp with a sense of humour at the best of times, but when Jane Yendall took him for a walk in the hall of mirrors he really laughed his head off

Background imageZoos Collection: Sorry wrong pouch! Pon my pouch, how do I get out of this bundle of trouble

Sorry wrong pouch! Pon my pouch, how do I get out of this bundle of trouble. I was jumping around the downs at the Zoo at Whipsnade, just like any other baby wallaby

Background imageZoos Collection: A man and child enjoying a picnic at London Zoo. 29th December 1954

A man and child enjoying a picnic at London Zoo. 29th December 1954

Background imageZoos Collection: An elephant at London Zoo. 29th December 1954

An elephant at London Zoo. 29th December 1954

Background imageZoos Collection: Penguins in the Penguin Pool at London Zoo. 16th May 1955

Penguins in the Penguin Pool at London Zoo. 16th May 1955

Background imageZoos Collection: The first Emperor Penguin at London Zoo. 31st March 1950

The first Emperor Penguin at London Zoo. 31st March 1950

Background imageZoos Collection: Visitors at London Zoo admire and delight in the antics of the penguins as they stand in

Visitors at London Zoo admire and delight in the antics of the penguins as they stand in formation, except for one little fellow who seems to be left behind. 31st March 1959

Background imageZoos Collection: Visitors at London Zoo look at the penguins - while everyone seems cheerful at the sight

Visitors at London Zoo look at the penguins - while everyone seems cheerful at the sight of the little flightless birds, the boy at the front seemms greatly unimpressed and rather bored

Background imageZoos Collection: Penguins at London Zoo. 31st March 1959

Penguins at London Zoo. 31st March 1959

Background imageZoos Collection: Penguins enjoying the sun at London Zoo. 22nd April 1982

Penguins enjoying the sun at London Zoo. 22nd April 1982

Background imageZoos Collection: Young Tigers at Windsor Safari Park, Berkshire, England, October 1980

Young Tigers at Windsor Safari Park, Berkshire, England, October 1980

Background imageZoos Collection: William Chipperfield (centre), showing members of the Recreation Committee

William Chipperfield (centre), showing members of the Recreation Committee the childrens amusement area during their visit to Coventry Zoo. 25th August 1972



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