Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute

Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (HM23ZE)

Location: Washington, DC 20008
Country: United States of America

N 38° 55.774', W 77° 2.905'

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Smithsonian's National Zoo

—125 Years —

The Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI), previously established as the Conservation and Research Center in 1973, is a research and training leader in veterinary medicine, reproductive physiology and conservation biology.

SCBI breeding advances for the scimitar-horned oryx, a desert antelope, contribute to a conservation model to avert the species' exhibit.

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The SCBI property had once been a U.S. Army Remount Station, providing horses and mules to the U.S. Cavalry.

SCBI headquarters in Front Royal, Virginia has 3,200 acres of rolling hills where endangered species are studied and bred.
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HM NumberHM23ZE
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Placed BySmithsonian Institute
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Date Added Wednesday, December 20th, 2017 at 10:04am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 322440 N 4310955
Decimal Degrees38.92956667, -77.04841667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 55.774', W 77° 2.905'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 55' 46.44" N, 77° 2' 54.3" W
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Area Code(s)202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 95 Olmsted Walk, Washington DC 20008, US
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