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.
The Smithsonian’s National Zoo says its 2-week-old giant panda cub is female.
The National Zoo is celebrating the 16th birthday of its male panda, Tian Tian.
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.
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.
The Smithsonian’s National Zoo is adding three new female Asian elephants to its herd.
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.
The National Zoo is celebrating the birth of a pair of Sumatran tiger cubs, a critically endangered species.
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.
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.
The National Zoo says a red panda likely escaped from its enclosure this week by climbing through tree limbs to reach bamboo nearby.
A new Asian elephant is being introduced to the other elephants at the National Zoo and will begin sharing the same living space.