Budget cuts from Congress will soon reduce the number of free exhibitions on view each day at the Smithsonian Institution and will furlough U.S. Park Police officers who guard the nation’s monuments.
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The National Zoo says breeding season has arrived for the giant pandas after a cub was born last year but died six days later.
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The Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Washington is opening an expansive new community center for elephants and hopes to begin expanding its herd.
George Clooney’s “Batman” mask, Christopher Reeve’s costume from “Superman III” and Halle Berry’s “Catwoman” suit are joining the collection of Hollywood artifacts at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.
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The world’s largest museum complex is bracing for a $40 million cut in funding due to the budget stalemate in Congress, but the Smithsonian Institution vows to keep the doors open at its museums and National Zoo.
Broadway legend Joel Grey is visiting the Smithsonian to donate items from the film ‘Cabaret’ to the National Museum of American History.
Twin Andean bear cubs born at the National Zoo in December received clean bills of health Wednesday.