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The next big event for Bao Bao, the panda cub at the National Zoo who just turned one year old, will be separating from her mother. But that won't happen for about another six months.
The National Zoo in Washington threw a party Saturday in honor of the first birthday of panda cub Bao Bao.
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.
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