Maria Dokolas talks from the safety of her station wagon to San Luis Obispo County Deputy Sheriffs, while Rajah watches, center. At right, the owner gives her pet a goodnight kiss at the Atascadero Zoo in January 1965.
Maria Dokolas talks from the safety of her station wagon to San Luis Obispo County Deputy Sheriffs, while Rajah watches, center. At right, the owner gives her pet a goodnight kiss at the Atascadero Zoo in January 1965. Jim Vestal Telegram-Tribune
Maria Dokolas talks from the safety of her station wagon to San Luis Obispo County Deputy Sheriffs, while Rajah watches, center. At right, the owner gives her pet a goodnight kiss at the Atascadero Zoo in January 1965. Jim Vestal Telegram-Tribune

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