Adaptation to Environment--A Photographic Study of Amphibians and Reptiles (Exhibition)

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1970 October 15 - unknown

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Exhibition. Opened in October 15, 1970. Located in Section 5, Floor 2 in the Corner Gallery at the American Museum of Natural History. "Adaptation to Environment--A Photographic Study of Amphibians and Reptiles" was an exhibition of 94 color photographs of reptiles and amphibians.

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"Adaptation to Environment--A Photographic Study of Amphibians and Reptiles" was an exhibition of 94 color photographs of reptiles and amphibians. The photographs were taken by Dr. Nathan W. Cohen from the University of California at Berkeley. The exhibition showed the adaptation of reptiles and amphibians to their environments and also included an 8 minute color film on "The Locomotion of Snakes" produced by the New York Zoological Society. The exhibit came to New York under the direction of Dr. Richard G. Zweifel, Chairman and Curator of the Museum's Department of Herpetology, and was on view in the Corner Gallery of The American Museum of Natural History starting on October 15, 1970.

Individuals and institutions involved in the creation of the exhibition: Film produced by the New York Zoological Society; Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.; Dr. Richard G. Zweifel, Chairman and Curator of the AMNH Department of Herpetology; AMNH Department of Herpetology

Sources

    American Museum of Natural History Press Release, October 2, 1970. Departmental Records, 101; American Museum of Natural History Library Archives.
    Riverdale Press (NY)

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American Museum of Natural History. Corner Gallery.
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Written by: Roxanne Edwards
Last modified: 2018 December 10


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