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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.
The National Zoo's orangutans turned into party animals during their birthday celebration Tuesday.
The Smithsonian's National Zoo has found serious problems with its animal care and management of various creatures kept in the Cheetah Conservation Station over the past year, and the zoo's director said Thursday that he is looking at changes to the operation amid budget cuts.
A rare horse has died at a National Zoo facility amid concerns that the quality of animal care is suffering because resources and staff are stretched too thin.
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The Smithsonian's National Zoo is naming its female giant panda cub Bao Bao after receiving more than 123,000 votes online from the public to help give its new cub an identity.
The National Zoo's panda cub is getting bigger every day and the zoo's staff took time Thursday to highlight the milestones the cub has already conquered.
A zebra bit a National Zoo staffer Monday, a National Zoo spokesman says.
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