From the Rush Archives: 50 Years Ago...
A chimpanzee named Sharuri-Jet hangs out with a friend from the Lincoln Park Traveling Zoo. A parade of animals came to visit pediatric patients at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center* in August 1970. Besides Sharuri-Jet, zoo friends included one boa constrictor, two turtles, an iguana, a guinea pig, a rabbit, and a three-month old barn owl.
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*Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center was renamed Rush University Medical Center in 2003, to better reflect its status as a leading academic research center.
From the Subject Photograph Collection, #P3607, Rush University Medical Center Archives, Chicago, Ill. Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Ill., holds reproduction and licensing rights. For more information, please email: email@example.com
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