The National Zoo says a zebra bit a keeper and a nearby gazelle possibly spooked by the incident has been found dead.
The National Zoo says its female giant panda cub now weighs almost 10 pounds.
The National Zoo is currently home to about 2,000 animals from 400 different species, but it had to start somewhere.
From the lighting of the national Christmas tree to a candlelight tour of our founding father’s grand estate, there is no better place for a family to be than the nation’s capital during the holidays.
Both of the National Zoo’s tiger cubs have passed their swim test.
The National Zoo says its female giant panda cub is growing quickly and is spending more time away from her mother.
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.