National Zoo

Mei Xiang at the National Zoo. (Credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Zoo’s Den Surrounding Possibly Pregnant Panda Closed

Officials at Washington’s National Zoo have closed part of the panda habitat to the public because the zoo’s adult female panda is entering the final stages of a possible pregnancy.

08/18/2015

(Photo: Amy Enchelmeyer/Smithsonian’s National Zoo)

5 Endangered Cuban Crocodiles Hatch at National Zoo in D.C.

Smithsonian officials say five critically endangered Cuban crocodiles have hatched at the National Zoo’s Reptile Discovery Center.

08/12/2015

Mei Xiang at the National Zoo. (Credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Is She Pregnant? National Zoo Says Panda’s Hormones Rising

Officials say the hormone levels of the Washington’s National Zoo’s adult female panda are rising, but they don’t know if she is pregnant.

08/10/2015

One crafty panda at a Chinese zoo faked pregnancy symptoms to get better living conditions, according to experts. (ALAIN JOCARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Panda ‘Fakes Pregnancy’ To Get Special Privileges At Zoo

One crafty panda at a Chinese zoo faked pregnancy symptoms to get better living conditions, according to experts.

07/31/2015

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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

Photo Credit: Thinkstock

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

(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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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