Dennis Kelly

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National Zoo Rethinking Security After Shooting

The National Zoo’s director says he’s rethinking security plans after a shooting near the popular destination.


Carousel animals on the Speedwell Foundation Conservation Carousel. (Credit: Devin Murphy/Smithsonian's National Zoo)

National Zoo Debuts One of World’s First Solar-Powered Carousels

The National Zoo opened one of the world’s first solar-powered carousels to visitors on Monday, showing off its very ornate, hand-carved animals.