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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.


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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.


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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.



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.


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.


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.


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.


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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.


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.