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National Zoo Sends 2 Red Pandas To Va. For Breeding

The National Zoo has moved its red pandas, including one that escaped last year, to the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Virginia for breeding.

01/31/2014

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Outdoor Valentine’s Day Date Ideas

Get creative this Valentine’s Day with a date outdoors, no matter what climate you live in.

01/19/2014

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National Zoo Extends Hours For Panda Cub’s Debut

The National Zoo is extending its hours for the giant panda house this weekend as panda cub Bao Bao makes her public debut.

01/16/2014

Photos by Jeffrey F. Bill/Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

Colobus Monkey Pair Welcomes Its 3rd Baby At The Maryland Zoo In Baltimore

The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore welcomes a new addition. A black-and-white colobus monkey was born in the Chimpanzee Forest.

01/15/2014

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Zebra Attack At National Zoo Blamed On Human Error

Officials with the Smithsonian’s National Zoo say a zebra attack that seriously injured a veteran zookeeper was the result of human error.

12/13/2013

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National Zoo Director Says Staff Stretched Thin

The director of the National Zoo in Washington says the zoo’s resources and staff are stretched too thin.

12/11/2013

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Group Seeks More Regulation Of Md. Roadside Zoos

The Humane Society of the United States says it will seek tighter state regulation of Maryland roadside zoos to close what it calls a federal enforcement loophole.

12/04/2013

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Maryland Zoo In Baltimore Welcomes Anuli & Juma To The Giraffe House

Two new roommates have moved into the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore. A couple of 1-year-old female giraffes are now residing in the Giraffe House.

11/26/2013

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National Zoo: Zebra Bites Keeper, Spooked Gazelle Dies

The National Zoo says a zebra bit a keeper and a nearby gazelle possibly spooked by the incident has been found dead.

11/19/2013

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National Zoo’s Panda Mom Spends Time Away From Cub

The National Zoo says its female giant panda cub is growing quickly and is spending more time away from her mother.

10/31/2013

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The Circle Of Life: Maryland Zoo Welcomes 2 New Lion Cubs, Mourns Loss Of Mother

For the first time ever, lion cubs are born at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore. But the excitement is mixed with sadness as the zoo lost the cubs’ mother.

10/11/2013

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Maryland Zoo In Baltimore Counts More Than 400,000 Visitors

The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore has set a visitor milestone for the second year in a row.

09/19/2013

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