The National Zoo’s panda cub is growing fast.
While the partial federal government shutdown dragged on for nearly three weeks, a lot was going on at Smithsonian’s National Zoo although it was closed.
A day after most furloughed federal employees went back to work — and the popular “panda cam” was turned back on — the Smithsonian’s National Zoo is open to visitors again.
The National Zoo’s beloved panda cam and all other live animal cameras from the zoo have gone dark with the government shutdown.
Officials say the Smithsonian’s National Zoo panda cam and all other live animal cameras will go dark in the event of a government shutdown. The zoo will be closed to visitors as well.
The panda cub at the National Zoo in Washington hit another milestone this week.
The National Zoo’s panda cub is four weeks old as of Friday, according to caretakers.
The National Zoo’s giant panda cub has been given a clean bill of health after its first veterinarian exam.
The National Zoo’s panda cub had her first full vet exam Monday, and handlers say she weighs just under 2 pounds.
The latest video of D.C.’s hottest celebrity is out. That would be the zoo’s nearly three-week-old panda cub, of course.