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The National Zoo is mourning the loss of its female cheetah, Tumai, who died this week.
Rusty, the National Zoo red panda who made headlines earlier in the week for his great escape, apparently managed to leave his enclosure with help of the tree canopy in his exhibit.
They're not on a plane, but snakes in a tree could still be scary -- especially when they're spotted in D.C.
A female Asian elephant named Bozie had a rough night in March: her only companion passed away.
Smithsonian Reproductive scientists and vets performed a second artificial insemination on giant panda Mei Xiang Saturday.
The National Zoo commemorated the African-American community on Monday for a tradition that dates back to 1891.
The National Zoo is giving mother nature a hand. Giant pandas Mei Xiang and Tian Tian are ready to breed, but they only have a one- to two-day window.