Image which relates to the opening of Jersey Zoo at Easter time 1959 and features children looking at an Indian python in the Reptile House at Jersey Zoo, Les Augres Manor. The Reptile House was the work of Lee Thomas, who had spent his whole leave from National Service in Belgium, organising the comfort of the snakes and other reptiles. Negative number 13 of Zoo Subject Box number 1 of the Jersey Evening Post (JEP) Photographic Archive. The negative was scanned at 1200 dpi and can be downloaded as a high quality jpg file. The quality of the scanned image is dependent on the condition of the original.

Reference: L/A/75/A1/ZOO/1/13

Date: March 26th 1959 - April 4th 1959

Image which relates to the opening of Jersey Zoo at Easter time 1959 and features Mrs Smith holding a snake and Kenneth Smith, Director of Jersey Zoo holding two monkeys, in an animal enclosure at the Zoo, Les Augres Manor. Negative number 15 of Zoo Subject Box number 1 of the Jersey Evening Post (JEP) Photographic Archive. The negative was scanned at 1200 dpi and can be downloaded as a high quality jpg file. The quality of the scanned image is dependent on the condition of the original.

Reference: L/A/75/A1/ZOO/1/15

Date: March 26th 1959 - April 4th 1959

Image which relates to the opening of Jersey Zoo, Les Augres Manor, at Easter time 1959. The image features a zookeeper, possibly Lee Thomas, holding a snake in the Reptile House as visitors look on. Negative number 16 of Zoo Subject Box number 1 of the Jersey Evening Post (JEP) Photographic Archive. The negative was scanned at 1200 dpi and can be downloaded as a high quality jpg file. The quality of the scanned image is dependent on the condition of the original.

Reference: L/A/75/A1/ZOO/1/16

Date: March 26th 1959 - April 4th 1959

Image of zookeepers handling a snake using a series of sticks. The image was probably taken in the Reptile House at Jersey Zoo, Les Augres Manor. The image relates to the arrival in the Island of three diamond back rattlesnakes from Oklahoma, via RAF Acklington, near Morpeth. Negative number 46 of Zoo Subject Box number 3 of the Jersey Evening Post (JEP) Photographic Archive. The negative has been scanned at 1200 dpi and can be downloaded as a high quality jpg file. The quality of the scanned image is dependent on the condition of the original.

Reference: L/A/75/A1/ZOO/3/46

Date: October 12th 1960 - October 22nd 1960

Image of Gerald Durrell with three Royal Air Force (RAF) Officers, Peter Ginger, Richard Storer and Martin Bridge. The image relates to the arrival at Jersey Zoo, Les Augres Manor, of three diamond back rattlesnakes from Oklahoma, via RAF Acklington near Morpeth. Negative number 47 of Zoo Subject Box number 3 of the Jersey Evening Post (JEP) Photographic Archive. The negative has been scanned at 1200 dpi and can be downloaded as a high quality jpg file. The quality of the scanned image is dependent on the condition of the original.

Reference: L/A/75/A1/ZOO/3/47

Date: October 12th 1960 - October 22nd 1960

Image of zookeepers removing a rattle snake from a wooden travelling box using an arrangement of sticks. The image was probably taken in the Reptile House at Jersey Zoo, Les Augres Manor. The image relates to the arrival of three diamond back rattlesnakes from Oklahoma, via RAF Acklington near Morpeth. Negative number 48 of Zoo Subject Box number 3 of the Jersey Evening Post (JEP) Photographic Archive. The negative has been scanned at 1200 dpi and can be downloaded as a high quality jpg file. The quality of the scanned image is dependent on the condition of the original.

Reference: L/A/75/A1/ZOO/3/48

Date: October 12th 1960 - October 22nd 1960

Image of snakes and plants in an enclosure. The image was probably taken in the Reptile House at Jersey Zoo, Les Augres Manor. The image relates to the arrival of three diamond back rattlesnakes from Oklahoma, via RAF Acklington near Morpeth. Negative number 49 of Zoo Subject Box number 3 of the Jersey Evening Post (JEP) Photographic Archive. The negative has been scanned at 1200 dpi and can be downloaded as a high quality jpg file. The quality of the scanned image is dependent on the condition of the original.

Reference: L/A/75/A1/ZOO/3/49

Date: October 12th 1960 - October 22nd 1960

Image of zookeepers offering up a wooden travelling box to an enclosure. The image also includes Royal Air Force Officers. The image relates to the arrival of three diamond back rattlesnakes from Oklahoma, via RAF Acklington near Morpeth, and was probably taken in the Reptile House at Jersey Zoo, Les Augres Manor. Negative number 50 of Zoo Subject Box number 3 of the Jersey Evening Post (JEP) Photographic Archive. The negative has been scanned at 1200 dpi and can be downloaded as a high quality jpg file. The quality of the scanned image is dependent on the condition of the original.

Reference: L/A/75/A1/ZOO/3/50

Date: October 12th 1960 - October 22nd 1960

Image of a zookeeper handling a snake using a stick. The image relates to the arrival at Jersey Zoo, Les Augres Manor, of three diamond back rattlesnakes from Oklahoma, via RAF Acklington near Morpeth, and was probably taken in the Reptile House at Jersey Zoo, Les Augres Manor. Negative number 51 of Zoo Subject Box number 3 of the Jersey Evening Post (JEP) Photographic Archive. The negative has been scanned at 1200 dpi and can be downloaded as a high quality jpg file. The quality of the scanned image is dependent on the condition of the original.

Reference: L/A/75/A1/ZOO/3/51

Date: October 12th 1960 - October 22nd 1960

Image of Gerald Durrell holding a boa constrictor whilst giving a talk at St Helier Girls' School. Negative number 57 of Zoo Subject Box number 4 of the Jersey Evening Post (JEP) Photographic Archive. The negative has been scanned at 1200 dpi and can be downloaded as a high quality jpg file. The quality of the scanned image is dependent on the condition of the original.

Reference: L/A/75/A1/ZOO/4/57

Date: January 9th 1961 - January 14th 1961

Image of a lady holding two snakes, probably taken in the Reptile House at Jersey Zoo, Les Augres Manor. Negative number 58 of Zoo Subject Box number 4 of the Jersey Evening Post (JEP) Photographic Archive. The negative has been scanned at 1200 dpi and can be downloaded as a high quality jpg file. The quality of the scanned image is dependent on the condition of the original.

Reference: L/A/75/A1/ZOO/4/58

Date: June 9th 1961 - June 9th 1961

Image of a lady holding a snake. The image was probably taken in the Reptile House at Jersey Zoo, Les Augres Manor. Negative number 59 of Zoo Subject Box number 4 of the Jersey Evening Post (JEP) Photographic Archive. The negative has been scanned at 1200 dpi and can be downloaded as a high quality jpg file. The quality of the scanned image is dependent on the condition of the original.

Reference: L/A/75/A1/ZOO/4/59

Date: June 6th 1961 - June 6th 1961

Image of a lady holding a snake. The image was probably taken in the Reptile House at Jersey Zoo, Les Augres Manor. Negative number 60 of Zoo Subject Box number 4 of the Jersey Evening Post (JEP) Photographic Archive. The negative has been scanned at 1200 dpi and can be downloaded as a high quality jpg file. The quality of the scanned image is dependent on the condition of the original.

Reference: L/A/75/A1/ZOO/4/60

Date: June 6th 1961 - June 6th 1961

Images of the new reptile house at Durrell Wildlife Park.

Reference: L/A/75/A3/1/1633

Date: July 30th 1976 - July 30th 1976

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1976/1633

Images of the exterior of the new purpose built veterinary centre at Jersey Zoo. Inside the centre, Gerald Durrell is handling some of the creatures he has collected on the expedition he is said to have just returned from. Gerald Durrell is handling a snake, whilst the gentleman beside him is handling what appears to be a Telfair's Skink, native to the island of Mauritius.

Reference: L/A/75/A3/2/3355

Date: March 3rd 1977 - March 3rd 1977

Photographer: Glenn Rankine

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1977/3355.

Images of a reptile keeper at Jersey Zoo handling several baby snakes in the behind the scenes section in the Gaherty Reptile Breeding Centre. The adult snakes are present in images J and K, in their public exhibit.

Reference: L/A/75/A3/2/5147

Date: September 29th 1977 - September 29th 1977

Photographer: Gary Grimshaw

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1977/5147.

Images of Glenda Gilbert working at the Jersey Zoo working towards her Duke of Edinburgh award including looking after snakes, lizards and servals as part of a Young Company feature [from JEP 02/01/1979 p 24].

Reference: L/A/75/A3/3/9201

Date: December 16th 1978 - December 16th 1978

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1978/9201

Images of a keeper at Jersey Zoo handling snakes behind the scenes at the Gaherty Reptile Breeding Centre. These images were taken for a Focus feature. Jersey Evening Post

Reference: L/A/75/A3/5/3404

Date: March 18th 1980 - March 18th 1980

Photographer: Gary Grimshaw

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1980/3404.

Images of a woman who is presenting a snake themed 'Safari' at Fort Regent; the woman is also suggested to be a fire-eater, but this cannot be confirmed at this time. Jersey Evening Post

Reference: L/A/75/A3/5/3688

Date: April 15th 1980 - April 15th 1980

Photographer: Gary Grimshaw

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1980/3688.

Images of a iguana and snakes in the Gaherty Reptile Breeding Centre at Jersey Zoo. Images also include a family of tortoises.

Reference: L/A/75/A3/5/4639

Date: July 16th 1980 - July 16th 1980

Photographer: Peter Mourant

JEP Photographic Job Number: 1980/4639.

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