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19-Week-Old Andean Bear Cubs To Make Debut At National Zoo

Two Andean bear cubs are set to make their public debut Saturday at the National Zoo.

03/28/2015

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DC’s Panda Cub Bao Bao Turns 18 Months Old, Nears Milestone

The National Zoo’s panda cub Bao Bao (bow-bow) turned 18 months old Monday and neared a major milestone.

02/23/2015

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D.C.’s Panda Cub Bao Bao Back Down From Tree

The National Zoo’s panda cub Bao Bao is back with her mom after spending more than 24 hours in a tree.

12/25/2014

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Gas Leak Prompts Brief Closure Of National Zoo

The National Zoo in Washington says it’s reopening after a gas leak in an administrative building prompted a brief closure.

09/26/2014

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Bison Return To Collection At National Zoo In D.C.

American bison have returned to the National Zoo in Washington after inspiring the park’s creation in the 1880s.

08/28/2014

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National Zoo Celebrating Panda’s 1st Birthday

The National Zoo in Washington is throwing a panda party.

08/23/2014

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Red Panda Dies After Brain Disorder At Smithsonian

The National Zoo says a female red panda has been euthanized at a conservation center in Virginia after suffering brain swelling associated with a microscopic parasite.

08/18/2014

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National Zoo To Debut 3 New Asian Elephants In D.C.

The National Zoo is adding three new Asian elephants to its herd, and they will make their public debut this week.

06/22/2014

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National Zoo Lovers Decry Loss Of Invertebrates

Some lovers of the National Zoo in Washington have gotten their backbones up over the impending shutdown of an invertebrate exhibit.

06/20/2014

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National Zoo Closing Invertebrate Hall Due To Cost

The National Zoo is closing its Invertebrate Exhibit, citing rising costs and $5 million in needed upgrades.

06/16/2014

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National Zoo Welcomes 3 New Elephants From Canada

The National Zoo is welcoming three new Asian elephants to its herd.

05/23/2014

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Zoo Plans Free Concert For Endangered Tiger Effort

The National Zoo is planning a concert featuring the band “Portugal. The Man” to draw attention to the dwindling number of about 400 Sumatran tigers left in the wild.

05/08/2014

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