The Great Bushman, Lincoln Park Zoo

The Great Bushman, Lincoln Park Zoo Chicago Illinois

Stock #: 40727
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Chicago
State: Illinois (IL)
County: Cook,DuPage
Publisher: Aero Dist. Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
Additional Details:
Bushman, the largest ape in captivity, was brought from Africa by Frank Buck. Arrived in the United States in 1926 and later bought by the Chicago Lincoln Park Zoo for $3,600. In 1930 bushman weighed 38 pounds. Today he is 6 1/2 ft. tall and weighs 530 pounds and is valued at $100,000.

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