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8-year-old cheetah euthanized at National Zoo

Draco, a cheetah at the National Zoo, had lost interest in food and had a constricted, ulcerated area in his gastrointestinal tract.

Wednesday - 01/29/2014, 12:14pm EST

Tags: National Zoo, Draco,

Deer runs afoul of cheetahs at National Zoo

A wandering deer evidently found its way in among the cheetahs at the National Zoo on Friday morning and was killed by two of the cats.

Friday - 12/27/2013, 05:00pm EST

Tags: National Zoo, Deer

National Zoo mourning death of female cheetah

The National Zoo is mourning the loss of its female cheetah, Tumai, who died this week.

Saturday - 07/20/2013, 08:11am EDT

Tags: National Zoo,

Cheetah cubs at the National Zoo get a check-up

The National Zoo's two cheetah cubs received a clean bill of health from zoo veterinarians.

Thursday - 06/07/2012, 05:46pm EDT

Tags: Smithsonian National Zoo, National Zoo