July 16, 2024
‘Operation Sea lion’ delivers mammals to Washington Park Zoo in 1958
‘Operation Sea lion’ delivers mammals to Washington Park Zoo in 1958

El Paso’s very first sea lions arrived at the Washington Park Zoo on June 22, 1956.

“3 California sea lions, most recent addition to the Washington Park Zoo, refused to eat at their initial meal in their new home nowadays.

“Metropolis Superintendent of Parks and Recreation Bryce Lammert said, ‘They’ll eat shortly. They just aren’t applied to their new property. This is the to start with time they’ve been out of salt h2o and they are not accustomed to it.’

“Mr. Lammert tried using to feed the animals, but each time he threw them a hunk of fish, they turned and swam absent.”