Five keepers at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo have a new title: bear mom. With sloth bears so rare, they’re taking care of a cub whose survival is very important.
National Zoo giant panda cub Bao Bao has ventured outside for the first time.
A 9-year-old African lion has given birth to four cubs in the Great Cats exhibit at the National Zoo.
The National Zoo has moved its red pandas, including one that escaped last year, to the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Virginia for breeding.
Two African lion cubs have been born at the National Zoo for the first time in four years.
A very exciting day at the National Zoo as panda cub Bao Bao finally meets the public. Her debut drew a huge crowd of fans.
The National Zoo is extending its hours for the giant panda house this weekend as panda cub Bao Bao makes her public debut.
The National Zoo says panda cub Bao Bao is growing just as she should be.
Bao Bao, the giant panda cub at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo, is getting used to seeing fans outside her panda house enclosure as she prepares for her public debut this month.
Two cheetahs at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo have met with some unexpected prey. The result was predictable.
The National Zoo’s giant panda cub Bao Bao will make her public debut Jan. 18 after her fans have watched her grow for months on the popular panda cams online.
Officials with the Smithsonian’s National Zoo say a zebra attack that seriously injured a veteran zookeeper was the result of human error.