Officials with the Smithsonian’s National Zoo say a zebra attack that seriously injured a veteran zookeeper was the result of human error.
The Smithsonian’s National Zoo has found serious problems with its animal care and management of various creatures kept in the Cheetah Conservation Station over the past year, and the zoo’s director said Thursday that he is looking at changes to the operation amid budget cuts.
The Smithsonian National Zoo’s prize panda cub officially has a name. The announcement was made on a monumental day in Chinese tradition for the cub.
The Smithsonian’s National Zoo is naming its female giant panda cub Bao Bao after receiving more than 123,000 votes online from the public to help give its new cub an identity.
The giant panda cub at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo has taken its first steps.
The National Zoo says a zebra bit a keeper and a nearby gazelle possibly spooked by the incident has been found dead.
The National Zoo says its female giant panda cub now weighs almost 10 pounds.The zoo says the cub weighed in Friday at 9.68 pounds.
The National Zoo is asking the public to help name its female giant panda cub by voting for one of five Mandarin Chinese names.
The National Zoo says its female giant panda cub is growing quickly and is spending more time away from her mother.
The National Zoo in Washington is back open, and fans couldn’t be happier. The government shutdown forced the zoo to close its doors.
The Smithsonian’s National Zoo’s panda cam is back online, but the zoo itself is taking more time to reopen after the government shutdown.
Officials say the Smithsonian’s National Zoo panda cam and all other live animal cameras will go dark in the event of a government shutdown. The zoo will be closed to visitors as well.