Zoological Consultancy

Scope and Content

Correspondence between Wilkinson and Dr Edward W. Hindle of the Zoological Society of London for whom Wilkinson did some zoological consultancy work. The main object of the correspondence is the examination of the urine of one of the zoo's okapi, referred to in test results as 'Widow Okapi', primarily to determine whether or not she was pregnant. There is further correspondence with Dr W.C. Osman Hill, also of the Society, this time concerning an outbreak of exfoliative enteritis amongst their snakes.