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Power players come and go in this town, but few ascend so quickly — and convincingly — as a little panda cub already known the world over.
An elderly macaque who suffered from arthritis and diabetes was euthanized Thursday, the National Zoo announced.
There's a lot of excitement around the elephant yard -- as three new elephants explore their new digs. The three females, Kamala, Swarna and Maharani left quarantine and were let out into the yard June 23, 2014.
Finding a home for them is Alan Peters' No. 1 priority, he says.
A collection of blue crabs, sea anemone, butterflies and other creatures will need to find new homes after the National Zoo announced it would close its invertebrate exhibit beginning Sunday. But many visitors and volunteers are furious.
As the National Zoo prepares to close its Invertebrate Exhibit, WTOP decided to take a look at what visitors will be missing once these creatures are relocated.
The National Zoo announced Monday that it would permanently close its invertebrate exhibit, which is home to dozens of aquatic and land-based creatures without backbones.
Four lion cubs are set to make their public debut Friday at the National Zoo's Great Cat Exhibit.
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