Photo credit: WMATA

Photo credit: WMATA

LANHAM, Md. (WNEW) — To celebrate the National Zoo’s 125th anniversary, Metro has released four special edition SmarTrip cards.

The cards come pre-loaded with $8 (for a total price of $10) and feature popular zoo babies, including the giant panda cub Bao Bao, Sumatran tiger cubs Bandar and Sukacita, African lion cubs and a gray seal pup named Rona.

The commemorative cards are available online and at Metro-operated sales offices. They will be accessible in all Metrorail station dispensers by July 4, while supplies last.

Metro riders can also present their special zoo SmarTrip cards at the Zoo’s three main gift shops for 10 percent off all purchases.


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