National Zoo

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Washington D.C. — A 16-year-old kid was stabbed multiple times Monday at the Smithsonian Zoo during a traditional Easter event for African-American families. NBC Washington reports: Around 4 p.m., D.C. fire and rescue officials received several calls about a stabbing victim at the 2900 block of Connecticut Avenue, and upon arrival they found a teenage […]

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VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: Officials at the National Zoo announced their latest addition: a scimitar-horned oryx born April 9 at their conservation center in Front Royal, Va. “Because most of the species we work with are critically endangered or extinct in the wild, each offspring born here is a real treasure and a testament to […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: We knew this sad day was coming. The National Zoo announced Friday morning that Washington’s beloved adolescent giant panda, Tai Shan, is leaving his birthplace and being sent to China. Tai Shan, the first surviving giant panda cub born at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo, will be sent in January or February […]