The Smithsonian’s National Zoo has closed part of its panda house because its female giant panda may be pregnant.
A Chinese veterinarian has performed an artificial insemination on the National Zoo’s female giant panda, Mei Xiang, as she attempts to conceive for the second time in a year.
Call it monkeying around, but two zoos now have a small stake in the outcome of the Super Bowl after a bet that’s a little wild.
A suburban Richmond zoo has been cleared of any wrongdoing stemming from a deadly tiger attack last year.
With the colors of the trees changing, and the tremendous heat wave D.C. saw this summer finally abating, families may once again step out to enjoy outdoor activities together. The five best ways to spend a fall day, all selected specially for families, include visiting D.C.’s Giant Panda Habitat and the Asia Trail exhibits at the Smithsonian National Zoo, apple picking at Butlers Orchard, hiking along the kid-friendly Limberlost Trail, and visiting Discovery Theater and the National Air and Space Museum.
Combine fun with learning for a perfect day out with the kids this summer. D.C. promises no shortage of opportunities to get out of the house and play, with cheap and free options the whole family will love. Head out with the family for a little fun and excitement once school lets out at the best places to spend a summer day in D.C.
At least one penguin at the St. Louis Zoo appears to be a feisty opponent of Newt Gingrich.
The National Zoo has awarded a 10-year contract to Sodexo Inc. to upgrade concession stands into a food court and restaurant space and serve food in more locations.