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Mei Xiang. (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

National Zoo Panda In Heat, Was Inseminated Twice

There might be another baby panda a brewin’ at the National Zoo.

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5 U.S. Trips to Take With the Entire Family

Many of the best family-friendly destinations are also among the most obvious.

04/08/2015

National Zoo Easter Monday

National Zoo Hosts Families on Easter Monday

Hundreds of families showed up to the National Zoo on Monday as part of a tradition that’s more than a century old.

04/06/2015

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Best Easter Day Events in Washington, D.C.

Spring has sprung and the kids want to celebrate all things Easter. Here’s an update on a few of the best Easter events.

03/30/2015

National Zoo Bear Cubs

19-Week-Old Andean Bear Cubs to Make Debut at National Zoo

Two Andean bear cubs are set to make their public debut Saturday at the National Zoo.

03/28/2015

National Zoo Bear Cubs

National Zoo Asking Public to Name Andean Bear Cubs

The National Zoo is asking for the public’s help to name two bear twins born in November.

03/16/2015

Photo credit: Devin Murphy/Smithsonian's National Zoo

National Zoo Panda Cub Bao Bao and Mom Mei Xiang Separated

Beloved National Zoo panda cub Bao Bao may only be 18 months old, but it’s time for her mom, Mei Xiang, to be an empty-nester, the zoo says.

03/04/2015

(Credit: David Galen, Smithsonian’s National Zoo)

D.C.’s Panda Cub Bao Bao Turns 18 Months Old, Nears Milestone

The National Zoo’s panda cub Bao Bao (bow-bow) turned 18 months old Monday and neared a major milestone.

02/23/2015

Bao Bao and her mother. (Photo: Abby Wood/Smithsonian's National Zoo)

Panda Cub Bao Bao Approaches Milestone of Living Separately

Giant panda cub Bao Bao is nearing a major milestone at the National Zoo and will soon begin living separately from her mother.

02/21/2015

mole rat

E-Adopt a Naked Mole Rat From the National Zoo For Your Valentine

Is your honey an animal lover? The National Zoo has a few special Valentine’s Day offers that could tug at their heartstrings.

02/11/2015

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