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[Photograph 2012.201.B0262.0284]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Recognizing he's got a lot of growing up to do, this baby Nile hippopotamus joins his mother, Matilda, in a hefty snack."
Date: September 19, 1979
Creator: Tullous, Don
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1002.0632]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "DELICACY FOR MATHILDA at her "coming out party" Saturday at Lincoln Park zoo is offered by 10-year-old Gayla Peevey, little Oklahoma City songstress whose Christmas hit set off a drive for funds to buy the hippopotamus."
Date: April 17, 1954
Creator: Cobb, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1002.0636]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "GETTING WET FEET at the prospect of being married, the Oklahoma City Zoo's hippopotamus named Matilda ignores the pleas of Martha Jo Sturm trying to coax her into wearing a wedding veil."
Date: August 9, 1967
Creator: Mooney, Hank
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1004.0027]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "BIG CHRISTMAS PRESENT for the Oklahoma City Zoo came Saturday in the form of this baby hippopotamus born about 5 a.m."
Date: December 23, 1972
Creator: Artman, Roger
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1002.0620]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "A camera shy baby hippopotamus, born Thursday at the Oklahoma City Zoo, climbs away from photographer as its mother (foreground) keeps protective guard."
Date: November 12, 1969
Creator: Heaton, Dave
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1002.0616]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Mathilda, the bride-to-be, appeared to be laying down the law, or at the very least to be giving her bridegroom, Norman the horse laugh (or hippo laugh?) Tuesday as their big hour neared."
Date: August 8, 1967
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1004.0033]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "TAKING LOOK AROUND her new home is Mathilda, the hippo, who who moved by crate Wednesday from her old home in Lincoln Park zoo to the new pachyderm building."
Date: December 11, 1966
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1004.0020]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "A hippopotamus enjoys an afternoon feeding at the Oklahoma City Zoo, where a variety of creatures go about their dally lives for the enjoyment of city residents and out-of-state visitors."
Date: 1981
Creator: Argo, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society