Smithsonian National Zoo
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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 National Zoo’s panda cub is four weeks old as of Friday, according to caretakers.
Washington DC is home to one of the best zoos in the world with more than 400 species of animals in one large, 163-acre park in the center of the city. Refer to this guide on your next visit.
Attempts by the panda team at the National Zoo to distract new mom Mei Xiang so they could examine her newborn cub Tuesday were unsuccessful.
National Zoo officials say a gas line has been struck at a construction site on zoo grounds, but the zoo is open.
The Smithsonian’s National Zoo has closed part of its panda house because its female giant panda may be pregnant.
With the national zoo and aquariums in DC and the neighboring city of Baltimore, Washingtonians are spoiled with animal fun. These activities feature animal encounters, special events and educational dining experiences to enhance your visit.