Tian Tian

Giant panda Tian Tian painting in November 2011. (Photo credit: Smithsonian’s National Zoo)

Nat’l Zoo Requests Holiday Donations for Animal Enrichment

You may remember Robert Griffin III and his fiancee receiving all the items on their wedding registry from fans this past spring. Well, now there is another opportunity to buy a D.C. celebrity gifts.


(Photo credit: National Zoo)

Zoo Releases Latest Footage of Panda Cub

The latest video of D.C.’s hottest celebrity is out. That would be the zoo’s nearly three-week-old panda cub, of course.


Tian Tian (credit: Kevin Patrick/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Zoo: Giant Panda Cub is a Girl, Tian Tian is the Father

The Smithsonian’s National Zoo says the 2-week-old giant panda cub is a girl and her father is Tian Tian (tee-YEN tee-YEN).


Archive image of Giant Panda (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Panda Cub Welcomed Into The Family At National Zoo

A giant panda at Washington’s zoo surprised scientists and zookeepers by becoming a mom again after years of failed pregnancies.


Archive image of Giant Panda (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

National Zoo To Live-Tweet Panda Pregnancy Watch

Well she’s not pregnant yet, but she’s National Zoo officials are hopeful Mei Xiang will give birth to a cub this year. And they’ll be taking you behind the bars to witness the entire process…on Twitter.