Until the 1980s, most animals were kept in small, concrete enclosures. This cage at Wellington Zoo, which housed two lions, was typical of those in Wellington and Auckland zoos for much of the 20th century.
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Alexander Turnbull Library, Sydney Charles Smith Collection (PA-Group-00242)
Reference: 1/4-020037; G
Photograph by Sydney Charles Smith
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