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Topic - National Zoo
A heart doctor and Ivy League university president who also plays the saxophone and flute was named the next leader of the Smithsonian Institution on Monday, combining his love of the arts and sciences at the world's largest museum and research complex.
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.
A rare snowy owl recently searching for food in the nation's capital and perching at The Washington Post was apparently hit by a bus and was treated Thursday at the National Zoo.
The National Zoo announced the birth of two lion cubs on Monday, the first litter born at the zoo in four years.
Two African lion cubs have been born at the National Zoo for the first time in four years.
Bao Bao the panda cub is ready for her public.
A 5-month-old toddler who is arguably China's No. 2 diplomat to the United States makes her first public appearance this weekend.
The National Zoo is extending its hours for the giant panda house this weekend as panda cub Bao Bao (bow-bow) makes her public debut.
For Beverly Richardson of Severna Park, a weekend visit to the nation's capital is now hassle-free.
Snow and sleet from a powerful winter storm wreaked havoc around the D.C. area on Sunday, prompting the early closure of the National Zoo, canceling holiday events and causing numerous car crashes on area roads.
One of the District's youngest and most famous celebrities got a name Sunday, as hundreds of giant panda fans and local dignitaries gathered at the National Zoo for a ceremony that christened the 100-day-old panda Bao Bao.
A chaotic scene unfolded at the Smithsonian National Zoo Monday after a zebra attack on a keeper set off a horrifying chain of events.
The National Zoo's twin Sumatran tiger cubs passed their swim test on Wednesday, leaving keepers proud, onlookers charmed and the two cubs soaked — but no worse for wear.
With the turn of a key and the click of a lock, the District's memorials, monuments and museums were back open Thursday, welcoming thousands of visitors who'd waited through the 16-day federal shutdown to gain access to the famous sites.