Washington DC is home to one of the best zoos in the world with more than 400 species of animals in one large, 163-acre park in the center of the city. Refer to this guide on your next visit.
About a dozen dogs and cats affected by Hurricane Sandy will be welcomed to the District by the Washington Animal Rescue League today.
A research reform advocacy group is asking the Pentagon to investigate an Army contractor that uses animals for combat casualty training.
In an effort to ferret out those trying to carry and conceal hidden bombs, drugs or other suspect materials, one Israeli company claims they have trained mice to sniff out any potential threats.
During a routine customs check in a Munich airport, a man was found to be in possession of almost 50 assorted lizards and reptiles. When asked, he told airport officials that the animals were his dinner, and even offered to bite the head off of one to prove his claim.
At least one penguin at the St. Louis Zoo appears to be a feisty opponent of Newt Gingrich.