Smithsonian National Zoo

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Tamandua on Exhibit at National ZooA one-year-old female southern tamandua named Cayenne is now on exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Zoo.
National Zoo Welcomes 3 New Elephants From Canada The National Zoo is welcoming three new Asian elephants to its herd.
Voting Begins for Naming the Nat'l Zoo Panda CubIt's election day in Maryland and Virginia, but today also marks the first day of voting for what to name the National Zoo's panda cub.
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Get Your Panda Fix If The Panda Cam Goes Dark During ShutdownOfficials 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.
VIDEO: Nat'l Zoo Panda Cub Is Now 4 Weeks OldThe National Zoo's panda cub is four weeks old as of Friday, according to caretakers.
A Guide To The Smithsonian's National ZooWashington 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.
Protective Panda Mom Prevents 2nd Exam of CubAttempts by the panda team at the National Zoo to distract new mom Mei Xiang so they could examine her newborn cub Tuesday were unsuccessful.
Gas Line Struck at National Zoo Construction Site National Zoo officials say a gas line has been struck at a construction site on zoo grounds, but the zoo is open.
DC Zoo: Mei Xiang Showing Signs of Possible PregnancyThe Smithsonian's National Zoo has closed part of its panda house because its female giant panda may be pregnant.