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An alphabetical listing of all known guidebooks published by collections in North America.

July 2015 - added Arizona Sealife 2011

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Cover Date Comments Code
ABILENE ZOO
Abilene, Texas   1919 -
Pronghorn logo 1980s
C
ADVENTURE AQUARIUM
Camden, New Jersey   1992 -
Fish, starfish, etc. 1996 ca. "Water Ways Guide Book" c
AFRICAM SAFARI
Puebla, Mexico   1972 -
Zebra, giraffe and others 2001 ca. 72 pp. ACEb
Elephant old pictures and others 2005 ca. 44pp. "Bitacora de Expedicion" b
AFRICAN LION SAFARI & GAME FARM
Rockton, Cambridge, Ontario   1969 -
Lion on wooden platform 1970s Rockton f
6 views - giraffe, cheetah, baboons, lions etc. 1970s " f
Lion in grass 1970s " f
Three lions in grass 1970s ?
f
Lions and cars 1970s ?
b
Lion cub amongst dandelions 1981 ca. b/c: Tiger CEbf
Pair of lions 1987 #
c
Lion 1988 ca. b/c: Eagle owl b
" 1990 ca. b/c: Bald eagle Zb
" 1992 ca. " ~
" 1993 ca. " E
Lion 1994 ca. "Celebrating our 25th" CEf
Lion 1999 © "1969-1999" Cb
Lion 2000 © "1969-2000" CEf
Tigers 2001 © "1969-2001" f
Lion, tiger, bald eagle, ring-tailed lemurs, Asian elephant calf 2002 © "1969-2002" CEb
Tiger plus four smaller pictures 2003 "1969-2003" Ef
Lion plus Asian elephants 2004 "1969-2004" CZb
Lion 2006 "1969-2006" C
Lion 2007 "1969-2007" Cb
ALASKA SEALIFE CENTER
Seward, Alaska   1998 -
Rocky cliffs 1995 # Pre-opening booklet c
Sealions 1998 # Anchorage Daily News supplement b
ALASKA WILDLIFE CONSERVATION CENTER
Portage Glacier, Alaska   est. as Big Game Alaska in 1989, opened for visitors since 1993 -
Bear cubs playing at water's edge 2006
b
ALASKA ZOO
Anchorage, Alaska   1969 -
Polar bear swimming 1987 ©
Eb
4 small insets on blue background 2002 Animals of the Alaska Zoo bch
ALBERTA GAME FARM
Edmonton, Alberta   1959 -
Boy holding snow leopard cub plus musk ox 1966 ca. 68pp. ENU
" 1970s 64pp. bf
" 1970s 72pp. Many
" 1971 ca. 76pp. EN
Polar bears, musk ox and tiger 1970s L 72pp. Eubf
AQUARAMA - THEATER OF THE SEA
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania   1962 - 1969
Leaping dolphin dr. 1960s "Aquarama, Theatre of the Sea, Philadelphia, PA" Z
" 1962 ca. "Aquarama, Theatre of the Sea" b
" 1964 ca. "Aquarama, Theatre of the Sea, Philadelphia, Penna" b
AQUARIUM OF NIAGARA FALLS
Niagara Falls, New York
Queen triggerfish 1966 #
bcfh
AQUARIUM OF THE AMERICAS
New Orleans, Louisiana   1990 -
Siamese fighting fish dr. 1991 # "The Times-Picayune Guide to..." b
Coral reef 1991 #
bh
Spanish hogfish 1991 #
Ac
Sand tiger shark plus insets 1996 #
Cb
Red-eyed treefrogs plus insets 2002 ©
Ebh
AQUARIUM OF THE BAY
San Francisco, California
Diver plus insets 1997 ca.
Ebh
AQUARIUM OF THE PACIFIC
Long Beach, California   1998 -
View of aquarium building 2001 ©
CEbh
Blue angler fish dr. 2004 ©
Zh
Whale silhouettes 2005 © Aquarium passport +Spanish edition Many
Lionfish, blue-spotted octopus 2006
h
Surfer 2007
h
Starfish and child 2008
h
Different sharks 2009 © +Spanish edition Ah
ARIZONA SEALIFE
Tempe, Arizona  2010-
Cow-nosed Ray/black-tipped reef Shark etc 2011 Spiral bound - "ocean explorer guide"K
ARIZONA-SONORA DESERT MUSEUM
Tucson, Arizona   1952 -
Coyote 1959
~
Saguaro cacti and cages 1959 Mainly botanical b
Cacomistle 1965
N
Goshawk, puma, toad and cactus 1965 © With either matt or glossy covers Many
Coyote 1969 # 3rd edition Nb
Desert view with saguaro cacti 1986 # 3rd printing b
Puma exhibit 1989 "An inside look..." Zbc
Saguaro cacti at sunset 1996 © "Discovering the Desert Museum..." b
Puma licking paw 2001 ©
Ef
Javelina, Collared Lizard, Hummingbird 2001 ©
Zb
Kit fox 1959 # Guide to the Tunnel only Nbc
Asheboro Zoo - see NORTH CAROLINA ZOO
ASSINIBOINE PARK ZOO
Winnipeg, Manitoba   1908 -
Pronghorn dr. 1960
Ebf
Wapiti dr. 1960s E
Many
Chinese leopard 1968/69 #
CEbf
Tiger head 1960s L
Many
Canadian lynx 1980s "Strollers and wheelchairs are available from the gate attendants" Many
" 1980s "Strollers and wheelchairs are available free of charge from the gate attendants" Many
Dhole 1980s
Many
Giant panda dr. 1989 Guide to panda exhibit Ebf
Lorikeet, kangaroo, koala dr. 1993 Guide to Australian exhibit ENf
Atlanta: ZOO ATLANTA
Atlanta, Georgia   1889 -
Leopards 1969 ©
Many
24 images of animals 1978 ca.
Ebfh
Orang-utans 1980
T
Orang-utan with youngster 1994 ©
CEbh
Gorillas dr. 1989 Guide to The Ford African Rain Forest bch
ATLANTIS MARINE WORLD
Riverhead, New York
Shark tank 2001 ©
Zb
Audubon Aquarium - see AQUARIUM OF THE AMERICAS
AUDUBON ZOO
New Orleans, Louisiana   1914 -
Audubon monument 1974 ca. Covers the whole park b
White tiger 1984
Many
Gorilla 1988 ca.
Many
Sea otter
2011
Audubon Nature Institution
b
Baltimore Aquarium - see NATIONAL AQUARIUM IN BALTIMORE
Baltimore Zoo - see MARYLAND ZOO
Barrett Park Zoo - see STATEN ISLAND ZOO
BEAR COUNTRY USA
Rapid City, South Dakota
American black bear 2001 ©
Many
BELLE ISLE AQUARIUM
Detroit, Michigan   1904 - 2005
Seahorses dr. 1912
b
" 1914
Z
BIRCH AQUARIUM AT SCRIPPS INSTITUTE OF OCEANOGRAPHY
La Jolla, California   ca.1905 -
Waves, kelp forest, and aquarium building 1993
Many
BIRMINGHAM ZOO
Birmingham, Alabama   1955 -
Beisa oryx 1965 ca.
Zbc
Himalayan black bear 1969
Tfh
Giraffe 1975
Tb
Giraffes 1980s E
ETh
BRONX ZOO
New York, New York   1899 -
Text 1899 # 1st edition T
Unknown 1900 # 2nd edition X?h
Wapiti stag's head 1900 # 3rd edition NX?
" 1901 # 4th edition Nh
Musk ox 1902 # 5th edition ch
Zebra 1903 # 6th edition Zh
Giraffes 1904 # 7th edition NXf
" 1906 # 8th edition Eb
Asian elephant 1907 # 9th edition CEbh
Bison 1909 # 10th edition ATYh
Spectacled bear 1911 # 11th edition CEh
Mountain sheep 1913 # 12th edition Many
Gorilla 1915 # 13th edition AZbh
America bald eagle dr. 1917 # 14th edition AT
" 1918 # 15th edition Ebh
" 1919 # 16th edition ch
" 1921 # 17th edition Zh
" 1922 # 17th ed. Second printing Many
Chimpanzee 1923 # 18th edition Many
Rhino 1925 # 19th edition Many
Lion cubs 1927 # 20th edition Many
"Presidential edition" 1927 ? 20th edition ~
Polar bear 1928 # 21st edition Zbch
Snow leopard 1930 # 22nd edition Many
White rheas 1931 # 23rd edition Many
Komodo dragon 1934 # 24th edition Many
" 1938 # 24th ed. Reissue Many
Giant panda "Pandora" 1939 © 1st ed. (blue, red, green and yellow versions) Many
Giraffes 1943 © 2nd ed. (red, yellow and green versions) c
" 1944 © 3rd ed. (red, yellow and green versions) Efh
Tiger cub 1945 © 4th ed. (red and green versions) Many
Duck-billed platypus 1947 © 5th ed. (red and green versions) Many
Zebra's head 1951 © 6th edition Ah
" 1951 © 7th edition Yh
" 1951 © 8th edition CEf
" 1956 © 9th edition Nbc
" 1956 © 10th ed. #1959 ~
" 1956 © 11th ed. #1962 Ebfh
Six small photos 1968 # A guide to the animals of the Bronx Zoo cfh
Snow leopard 1980 ©
Many
Mandrill 1999 ©
Many
Zebras dr. 1946 © "My Trip to the Zoo" Y
Touraco and building 1972 "The World of Birds" Ebc
Gibbon swinging on a vine unknown "Jungle World Exhibit" c
BROOKFIELD ZOO
Chicago, Illinois   1934 -
Monkey statue dr. 1936 ©
Many
Giant Panda 1937 ©
Many
Giant Panda "Su Lin and Mei Mei" 1938 ©
Many
Black-footed penguins dr. 1939 ©
Many
Giraffe with youngster dr. 1941 ©
Many
Tiger snarling dr. 1942 ©
Many
Monkeys dr. 1943 ©
ATbf
" 1944 ©
Many
Red & Yellow macaws 1945 ©
ACT
" 1946 ©
Many
Drill dr. 1947 ©
Many
King penguins dr. 1947 ©
h
" 1948 ©
Many
Indian Rhino 1950 ©
Many
Leadbeater's cockatoo dr. 1951 ©
Many
Gibbons dr. 1952 ©
Many
Bird of Paradise dr. 1953 ©
Ebfh
Leopards 1954 ©
Tbfh
Various animals dr. 1955 ©
Many
" 1956 ©
Many
Quetzal bird dr. 1957 ©
Many
Okapi dr. 1958 ©
Many
Cock of the Rock dr. 1959 ©
Abh
" 1960 ©
Tfh
Dolphin dr. 1961 ©
bch
" 1962 ©
CTh
Fennex foxes dr. 1963 #
Ebh
Walrus 1964 #
Many
King penguins dr. 1967 #
Many
" 1968 #
ATfh
Lion 1969 ©
ATbh
Kodiak bear 1969
bch
Asian elephant bull "Ziggy" 1971 #
Many
Tiger 1971 #
ETbh
Polar bear with cub 1973 #
Many
Zebra 1974 #
Many
Young giraffe 1977 #
AEbf
" 1978 #
bch
" 1980 #
Many
" 1982 #
Many
Young gorilla 1983 #
Many
Young giraffe with mother 1985 #
Eb
Tiger yawning 1986 #
Many
Leaf, dolphin, feather and tiger 1990 ©
E
" 1992 © "Rare Beauties" Many
Dolphin dr. 1964 © "Seven Seas Panorama" Many
Polar bears 1973 © Winter animals guide c
Tiger 1976 © " c
Various winter animals 1981 © " c
Dall sheep etc (9 photos) 1982 © " N
Antelope skull 1973 © Vanishing animals (similar to winter animals guide) c
" 1977 © " c
" 1979 © " c
Bison 1976 © Animal Heritage (similar to winter animals guide) c
Egyptian symbols 1977 © Animals of the Pharoahs (similar to winter animals guide) c
Jungle animals dr. 1985 © Tropical World guide c
" 1986 © " c
" 1987 © " c
" 1988 © " AE
Toucan flying 1987 © Tropical World bird guide c
Young gorilla 1994 © "Members Guide" c
" 1997 © " C
Brownsville Zoo - see GLADYS PORTER ZOO
Buena Vista - see EXOTIC ANIMAL PARADISE
BUFFALO ZOO
Buffalo, New York   1875 -
Elephant dr. 1940s E
c
Kodiak bears 1968 ©
Many
BURNET PARK ZOO
Syracuse, New York   1914 -
Gibbon 1979 "A new breed of zoo" ~
BUSCH GARDENS
Los Angeles, California   1966 - 1986
Line of Characters 1974 ©
Z
Various bird photos 1970s L Busch Bird Sanctuary Z
BUSCH GARDENS
Tampa, Florida   1959 -
Macaws and Flamingos 1960s E
Zh
Monorail and hybrid macaws 1967 ca. White lettering. 32pp. (Abf)?Z
" 1968 ca. White lettering. 32pp. (Abf)?Z
" 1970 ca. Coloured lettering. 32pp. Zb?
" 1973 ca. Coloured lettering. 28pp. CZb?
" 1970s Coloured lettering. 24pp f
Leopard 1970s
Many
Lions 1970s L
Zf+?
" 1980s E
bf+?
" 1980s E White tiger picture added bf+?
Gorilla 1974
TZ
Giraffes dr. 1989
Many
" 1990s M
Many
Giraffes in front of building 1998
CEh
White tiger and SheiKra ride 2008 ©
Ach
Great apes dr. 1990s Myombe Reserve guide E
BUTTERFLY WORLD
Coconut Creek, Florida
Helicenius melpomene hybrid butterfly 1988 #
c
Piano key butterfly 1990 © "Butterfly World" Zb
" 1990 © "Butterfly World T.M." b
Butterfly, hummingbird, lorikeet 2000 ©
Z
" 2004 ©
AZh
CABRILLO MARINE AQUARIUM
San Pedro, California
Line drawings in four circles 1996 ca.
bc
CALGARY ZOO
Calgary, Alberta   1929 -
Lion cub on stool 1950s
f
Two tigers 1950s
E
Lion cub on blanket 1951
f
Polar bear 1953
~
Red deer stag head 1958 7th edition bf
Lioness "Cindy" & birthday cake 1959 8th edition f
Giraffe head 1960s
f
Polar bears, waterfall, totem pole, etc. 1960s
CEbf
Cartoon map of the zoo 1966 ca. 40pp. (Eb)?c
" 1966 ca. 48pp. (Eb)?c
Drawing of a zebra 1966 ca.
E
Jaguar 1969 ca.
Many
Tiger 1977
b
Musk oxen dr. 1978
Enf
Puma kitten 1990s
Many
CAPE MAY COUNTY PARK & ZOO
Cape May, New Jersey   1977 -
Various animals 2002 Newspaper insert. 56pp. Zc
CENTRAL PARK ZOO
New York, New York   1861 -
Sealion 1954 "Your Friends at the Zoo" bc
Chaffee Zoo - see FRESNO CHAFFEE ZOO
Chapultepec Zoo - see MEXICO CITY
CHARLES PADDOCK ZOO
Atascadere, California
Tiger's head 1994 ca. 1st edition c
CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN ZOO
Colorado Springs, Colorado   1926 -
Penguin, giraffe and gorilla 1959
Uch
Sulphur-breasted toucans 1963 ©
Many
Chicago Zoo - see BROOKFIELD ZOO and LINCOLN PARK ZOO
CINCINNATI ZOO & BOTANICAL GARDEN
Cincinnati, Ohio   1875 -
Tiger dr. 1900
X
Elephant dr. 1900
c
Zoo building 1908 # 12pp. Miniature guidebook c
" 1910 # " c
Zoo entrance 1911 "Pocket guide" h
" 1914
Z
Asian elephant and tiger dr. 1923 ©
CEh
" 1924 2nd edition UYfh
" 1928 3rd edition ~
Macaque and young dr. 1942 ©
Many
" 1942 Green background h
Leopard dr. 1952
h
" 1953
Uh
" 1956
Uh
" 1958 #
CE
Assorted animals 1960
Ubh
" 1964
U
Various pictures of cats 1969 ©
Many
Crowned crane 1986 ©
Many
Orang-utan 2001 ©
Many
Manatees dr. 1999 © Manatee Springs Companion Guide (+ CD-ROM) bc
Elephant and calf dr. 2000 © Vanishing Giants Companion Guide (+ CD-ROM) bc
CLEVELAND METROPARKS ZOO
Cleveland, Ohio   1882 -
Tiger 1946
Uh
Cock of the rock 1951
AUh
Giraffes dr. 1956 #
ch
Bongo calf dr. 1961 "Bongo edition" Many
Tiger 1962 "Veldt edition" Ub
Tiger exhibit 1964 4th edition h
Bongos 1967 5th edition h
Gorilla 1998 ©
Many
Orang-utan 1992 © The Rainforest - Commerative Issue Zbch
Orang-utan 1996 The Rainforest Many
CLINCH PARK ZOO
Traverse Park, Michigan   1932 - 2006
Model village and zoo building 1958
Ef
View of entrance 1960s
f
COLUMBUS ZOO & AQUARIUM
Columbus, Ohio   1927 -
Tiger's head 1940
Z
Lion dr. 1947
~
Giraffes 1953
Ub
Pair of leopards 1981 ca.
Ebf
Red pandas 1979 #
b
Cheetah 1989 ©
Many
Giant Panda 1992
EUb
Tiger 1994 ca.
Many
Crowned crane 1997 ©
CYZb
COMO ZOO
St. Paul, Minnesota   1897 -
Monkey dr. 1957 "A Brief Guide to..." b
Lion 1964
bch
Lion and zoo name 1967
f
" 1968
f
Orang-utan 1970 ca. "Souvenir Directory" bcfh
Giraffe 1989-90 # 1st edition CEf
CORAL WORLD
St. Thomas, Virgin Islands
Porcupine fish and other fishes 1979
~
Fish and coral 1995 ca.
c
CRANDON PARK ZOO
Miami, Florida   1948 - 1981
Lion 1960
U
Giraffe 1965 ca.
Many
Chimp drawing dr. 1960s Colouring book but with map etc. b


Key to the listings:

Dates Abbreviations
© Copyright date as printed in the guidebook f/c Front cover
# A certain date as printed in the guidebook or based on other information i/f/c Inside front cover
ca. An estimated date based on guidebook contents or other information b/c Back cover
E/M/L A rough estimate of early, mid or late within a decade i/b/c Inside back cover
    c/p Centre pages

The column headed "code" allows us to locate copies: for example Paul Murphy is represented by the letter A and the Bartlett Society's own archive is represented by an asterisk.

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