Kōrero: Zoos and aquariums

King Dick

King Dick

Male lion King Dick was the first animal housed in the Wellington Zoo. After he died in 1921, he was stuffed, mounted and displayed at the Dominion Museum for some years. His remains are now on display at the Wellington Museum.

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Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Reference: MA_I008841

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Maggy Wassilieff, 'Zoos and aquariums - Early zoos', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/18431/king-dick (accessed 19 February 2020)

He kōrero nā Maggy Wassilieff, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008