Smithsonian National Zoo

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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.

08/19/2013

Mei Xiang. (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

DC Zoo: Mei Xiang Showing Signs of Possible Pregnancy

The Smithsonian’s National Zoo has closed part of its panda house because its female giant panda may be pregnant.

07/30/2013

Photo Credit: Smithsonian National Zoo

Best Zoo And Aquarium Events In Washington DC

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.

07/26/2013

Photo credit: The Smithsonian's National Zoo

National Zoo: Cheetah Mom Dead at 13

The National Zoo in Washington says its female cheetah named Tumai has died.

07/21/2013

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