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National Zoo Celebrates Male Panda’s 16th Birthday

The National Zoo is celebrating the 16th birthday of its male panda, Tian Tian.

08/27/2013

(Courtesy: Smithsonian)

Panda-monium: Caretakers At National Zoo Await Evaluation Of Newborn Cub

The new addition at the National Zoo is getting a lot of attention. A team of panda caretakers hope to get a first look at the panda cub born Friday evening.

08/24/2013

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Special Delivery: Watch Giant Panda Give Birth At National Zoo In D.C.

After weeks of waiting, a giant panda gives birth at the National Zoo in Washington. With the world watching via webcam, Mei Xiang had a newborn cub. And believe it or not, there is still a possibility a second cub could be on the way.

08/23/2013

(Credit: AP)

National Zoo Getting 3 New Elephants From Canada

The Smithsonian’s National Zoo is adding three new female Asian elephants to its herd.

08/20/2013

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Panda At National Zoo Shows Signs Of Pregnancy Or Pseudopregnancy

The Smithsonian’s National Zoo says it’s on 24-hours-a-day panda watch as a female giant panda shows behavioral changes consistent with a pregnancy or pseudopregnancy.

08/16/2013

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2 Sumatran Tiger Cubs Born At National Zoo

The National Zoo is celebrating the birth of a pair of Sumatran tiger cubs, a critically endangered species.

08/09/2013

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D.C. Zoo: Panda Behavior Hints At Possible Pregnancy

The Smithsonian’s National Zoo says its female giant panda is showing behavioral changes and is focused on building her nest as animal keepers watch for a possible pregnancy.

08/06/2013

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Rusty The Red Panda Settles In After Brazen Escape From National Zoo In D.C.

Rusty the red panda is back in his home after his daring escape a few weeks ago. And he’s already attracting quite a crowd at the National Zoo in Washington D.C.

07/10/2013

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National Zoo Says Red Panda Likely Climbed Trees To Escape

The National Zoo says a red panda likely escaped from its enclosure this week by climbing through tree limbs to reach bamboo nearby.

06/28/2013

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New Elephant Bozie To Join Others At National Zoo

A new Asian elephant is being introduced to the other elephants at the National Zoo and will begin sharing the same living space.

06/27/2013

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Red Panda Escapes From National Zoo, Tracked Via Twitter In D.C. Neighborhood

Zoo leaders still don’t know exactly how Rusty, a red panda, escaped the National Zoo in Washington DC this week.

06/25/2013

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Missing Red Panda From National Zoo Found In D.C.

Escape from the zoo. A rare red panda goes missing from the National Zoo in Washington D.C., and leads zookeepers on a chase through nearby neighborhoods.

06/24/2013

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