This accession consists of materials that document the involvement of Marion P. McCrane in caring for baby animals from the National Zoological Park where she headed
the Information and Education Division from 1962 through 1968; in Friends of the National Zoo (FONZ); and in The Anteaters Association.
Materials include color and black and white photographs of tigers, tiger cubs, Indonesian walking sticks, elf owls, a baby two-toed sloth, and a monkey hugging a human
baby; postcards of tiger cubs; an article titled "Birth, Behavior, and Development of a Hand-Reared Two-Toed Sloth," written by Marion P. McCrane; a National Geographic School
Bulletin from February 20, 1967, no. 21, with an article about a two-toed sloth being raised by McCrane; newspaper clippings about animals at the zoo and the opening of the
Bird House; a program from the opening of the Bird House; menus, newspaper clippings, and other materials related to the 1962 Wild Game Lunches of The Anteaters Association;
an incomplete set of Tiger Talk, the zoo's staff newsletter; a complete set of Spots and Stripes, the FONZ newsletter, through Fall 1971, volume 8, number 3;
and one issue of The Zoogoer, June/July 1973, volume 2, number 2.