A rare snowy owl that gained national attention when it was apparently hit by a bus in the nation’s capital is scheduled to be released into the wild after a rehab stint in Minnesota.
The National Zoo’s panda cub, Bao Bao, is out and about in her mother’s outdoor enclosure for the first time Tuesday.
Animal keepers at the National Zoo have saved a sloth bear cub after two others were eaten by the mother.
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The National Zoo says March “came in like a lion” as four lion cubs were born March 2.
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The National Zoo has moved its red pandas, including one that escaped last year, to the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Virginia for breeding.
The National Zoo says a snowy owl spotted around downtown Washington, including a perch at The Washington Post this week, has been hit by a bus, rescued and treated by veterinarians at the zoo.
An African lioness at Smithsonian’s National Zoo in D.C. gave birth to a litter of cubs Friday.