Duke, a Bengal tiger at the California Zoological Gardens, Los Angeles, 1936
- Duke, a Bengal tiger at the California Zoological Gardens, Los Angeles, 1936
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- September 19, 1936
- Los Angeles Times
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- Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection
Photograph appears with the article, "Tiger Does Man Mountain Act With Lioness in Cage," Los Angeles Times, 20 Sep 1936: 10.
Behind the bars of a cage Duke snarls.
Duke, a 600-pound Bengal tiger, attacked June, an adult mountain lion, dislocating her vertebra and elbow. The tiger tore through the wire netting between the two cages that separated them. June is reported as healing but very temperamental from the incident. Duke was successfully sedated.
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- b&w nitrate negative
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