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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: National Zoo, shooting

Two men shot near National Zoo

Police have confirmed two people were shot near the National Zoo Monday afternoon.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 03:48am EDT

Tags: National Zoo, shooting


National Zoo names two baby animals

A sloth bear cub and a seal pup at the National Zoo have new names, the zoo announced.

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 10:24am EDT

Tags: National Zoo, animals, sloth bear, SEAL

National Zoo: panda cub went outside for 1st time

Tuesday - 04/01/2014, 04:17pm EDT

Tags: National Zoo, Bao Bao

Bao Bao ventures outside for first time

Giant panda cub Bao Bao ventured outside for the first time with her mother.

Tuesday - 04/01/2014, 09:40am EDT

Tags: National Zoo, Bao Bao, pandas, D.C.

Bao Bao update: Pandas can get the flu too

Who knew? Giant Pandas can catch the flu. So keepers are taking special care.

Monday - 03/17/2014, 04:38pm EDT

Tags: Kristi King, flu, pandas, Bao Bao, National Zoo

Four lion cubs born at the National Zoo (Video)

March came in like a lion at the Smithsonian National Zoo, which welcomed four African lion cubs earlier this week.

Wednesday - 03/05/2014, 09:24am EST

Tags: Smithsonian National Zoo, National Zoo, lion cubs, Great Cats exhibit, lions

National Zoo celebrates 125th birthday

It was 125 years ago that President Grover Cleveland signed the bill establishing the National Zoo.

Sunday - 03/02/2014, 04:44am EST

Tags: National Zoo

Otters live it up on a snow day (Video)

People aren't the only ones who have fun on snow days -- North American river otters Konrad and Niko at the National Zoo had a blast as well.

Friday - 02/14/2014, 10:50am EST

Tags: otters, National Zoo

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