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National Zoo Welcomes 3 New Elephants From Canada

The National Zoo is welcoming three new Asian elephants to its herd.

05/23/2014

A female Sumatran Tiger cub named Sukacita is dried off by biologist Leigh Pitsko after performing the cub performed her 'swim test' in a moat of the Great Cats exhibit at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

National Zoo Plans Free Concert For Endangered Tiger Effort

The National Zoo is planning a concert featuring the band Portugal. The Man to draw attention to the dwindling number of about 400 Sumatran tigers left in the wild.

05/08/2014

Photo credit: Jen Zoon, Smithsonian's National Zoo

Watch: National Zoo’s Lion Cubs Pass Swim Test

All four of the National Zoo’s youngest African lion cubs passed their swim test Tuesday.

05/06/2014

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Police: Nat’l Zoo Shooting Was Part of Dispute Between Rival Gangs

The shooting outside the National Zoo was part of a dispute between rival gangs, police say.

05/05/2014

Chris Brown (credit: David McNew/Getty)

Top 5 Stories You May Have Missed This Week

Here’s what you may have missed, or if you didn’t, what’s worth re-reading this week (April 21-25).

04/25/2014

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National Zoo Rethinking Security After Shooting

The National Zoo’s director says he’s rethinking security plans after a shooting near the popular destination.

04/24/2014

Sumatran tigers will be the focus of a new 'endangered song' from the National Zoo. (credit: ROMEO GACAD/AFP/Getty Images)

National Zoo’s ‘Endangered Song’ For Sumatran Tigers

The Smithsonian’s National Zoo will unveil an ‘endangered song’ on Earth Day to highlight Sumatran tigers.

04/22/2014

One man was shot on Connecticut Avenue NW outside the entrance to the National Zoo. (Photo from Cameron Thompson/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Two People Shot Outside National Zoo in D.C.

Two people were shot near the entrance to the National Zoo in D.C. on Monday, police say.

04/21/2014

A snowy owl sits on the awning of an office building in downtown Washington, D.C. on Jan. 22, 2014. Snowy Owls, reportedly found in the northern circumpolar region, are a rare sighting in the D.C. area. (Photo credit: EVA HAMBACH/AFP/Getty Images)

Post-Rehab, Injured Snowy Owl Ready to be Released

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.

04/18/2014

Giant panda cub Bao Bao ventured outside with her mom Mei Xiang April 1. (Photo credit: Devin Murphy, Smithsonian's National Zoo)

PHOTOS: Nat’l Zoo Panda Cub Spends Her First Morning Outside

The National Zoo’s panda cub, Bao Bao, is out and about in her mother’s outdoor enclosure for the first time Tuesday.

04/01/2014

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