Officials at the National Zoo say they’re optimistic about the chances that twin giant panda cubs will survive thanks in part to a technique developed by panda breeders in China.
It’s double trouble for the National Zoo after its adult female panda gave birth to twins.
Snowfall lights up the eyes of many kids, and kids-at-heart, and a new video from the Smithsonian’s National Zoo shows baby giant pandas also enjoy the white stuff.
The National Zoo’s has announced that its panda cub, Bao Bao, will be on public display starting Jan. 18.
With the growing anticipation, the 100 day wait is finally over, the Smithsonian’s National Zoo has finally named the female giant panda cub after receiving more than 123,000 votes online from the public — and her name is Bao Bao.
You may remember Robert Griffin III and his fiancee receiving all the items on their wedding registry from fans this past spring. Well, now there is another opportunity to buy a D.C. celebrity gifts.
The National Zoo says its female giant panda cub is growing quickly and is spending more time away from her mother.
While the partial federal government shutdown dragged on for nearly three weeks, a lot was going on at Smithsonian’s National Zoo although it was closed.
Officials say the Smithsonian’s National Zoo panda cam and all other live animal cameras will go dark in the event of a government shutdown. The zoo will be closed to visitors as well.
The National Zoo’s giant panda cub has been given a clean bill of health after its first veterinarian exam.