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Postcard depicting a detail of the Mountain Gorilla diorama, Akeley Hall of African Mammals, postcard

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Postcard depicting a detail of the Mountain Gorilla diorama, Akeley Hall of African Mammals, postcard

Unknown

Ephemera

8 15/16 x 5 15/16

Verso: Mountain Gorilla (Gorilla gorilla beringei) Of all living animals the gorilla appears to be most nearly like man. The adult males may reach a weight of 500 pounds. Their strength is tremendous and they are dangerous when enraged. Terrestrial in habit, they feed on fruits and herbage. The gorilla pictured here is in a clearing in the dense rain forest of the Kivu Mts., Eastern Belgian Congo. Akeley African Hall. Giant Post Card. The American Museum of Natural History
New York, USA. Series Code: 76895. Publisher: Dexter Press, Inc.

DR133

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Dexter Press (photographer), “Postcard depicting a detail of the Mountain Gorilla diorama, Akeley Hall of African Mammals, postcard,” AMNH Research Library | Digital Special Collections, accessed August 21, 2019, http://lbry-web-007.amnh.org/digital/items/show/80776.