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National Zoo’s 12-Year-Old Cheetah Shombay Has Died

The National Zoo announced Tuesday its 12-year-old male cheetah named Shombay died on Saturday.

07/21/2015

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Best Upcoming Exhibits for Kids in Washington, D.C.

Keep your kids engaged in learning this summer with these top exhibits for kids in the D.C. area.

07/20/2015

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3 Injured by Golf Cart at National Zoo

Authorities say three people were taken to hospitals after being hit by a golf cart at the National Zoo, but their injuries were not life threatening.

07/12/2015

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Women Flocking To Japanese Zoo To See Handsome Gorilla

Shabani, an 18-year-old silverback, has been getting a lot of human female attention at a Japanese zoo because of his rugged good looks.

06/26/2015

Asian small-clawed otters at the National Zoo. (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Some National Zoo Animal Cameras to Go Dark June 1

Animal lovers will no longer be able to see some animals live online through National Zoo cameras.

05/27/2015

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.

04/27/2015

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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

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