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The secret lives of invertebrates (Photos)

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.

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 06:12am EDT

Tags: alicia lozano, Invertebrate Exhibit

National Zoo to close invertebrate exhibit

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.

Monday - 06/16/2014, 12:42pm EDT

Tags: invertebrate

National Zoo's lion cubs making public debut

Four lion cubs are set to make their public debut Friday at the National Zoo's Great Cat Exhibit.

Friday - 06/13/2014, 11:12am EDT

Tags: lion cub, lion cubs,

On Mother's Day, a sloth bear's tale of survival

Remi is gaining national attention for the way she's being raised.

Sunday - 05/11/2014, 02:55pm EDT

Tags: sloth bear, Remi

National Zoo investigates what killed young sea lion

A keeper at the National Zoo made a sad discovery Friday morning, finding one of the zoo's female sea lions dead.

Friday - 05/09/2014, 03:11pm EDT

Tags: sea lion,

Lion cubs take swim test at National Zoo

Four African lion cubs will soon be on display at the National Zoo after passing an important test Tuesday afternoon.

Tuesday - 05/06/2014, 04:21pm EDT

Tags: lion cubs,

On the auction block: Tour of the National Zoo panda house

Get your bids ready -- the Friends of the National Zoo is auctioning off the chance to tour the panda house and get up close and personal with Bao Bao and her family.

Monday - 04/28/2014, 10:18pm EDT

Tags: auction, FONZ, pandas

Police were tipped off about gang activity near National Zoo on day of shooting

Monday's shooting near the National Zoo came as a surprise to most people, but it turns out that the police may have known that trouble was coming.

Thursday - 04/24/2014, 07:40am EDT

Tags: shooting

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