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Panda cub described as healthy and vibrant

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 09:00am EDT

Tags: National Zoo, panda

Panda cub healthy; 2nd cub stillborn

The first post-natal checkup for Washington's new celebrity - the panda cub born at the National Zoo - has had good results. But a second cub, delivered 26 hours after the first, was severely deformed and stillborn.

Sunday - 08/25/2013, 05:16am EDT

Tags: Hank Silverberg, panda cub, panda, National Zoo

Panda-monium at the National Zoo

Zoo-goers made a bee-line for the giant panda exhibit to celebrate the news of a new panda cub at the National Zoo Saturday.

Saturday - 08/24/2013, 04:17pm EDT

Tags: panda, Mei Xiang, kathy stewart, National Zoo

National Zoo: Giant panda has given birth

The Giant panda at the National Zoo has given birth to a panda cub, the National Zoo announced Friday.

Saturday - 08/24/2013, 09:41am EDT

Tags: National Zoo, Giant panda, Mei Xiang, pregnant panda

Rare mammal discovered, once lived at zoo

Researchers announced Thursday a rare discovery of a new species of mammal called the olinguito. It's an adorable animal that belongs to a grouping of large creatures that include dogs, cats and bears.

Thursday - 08/15/2013, 08:48am EDT

Tags: National Zoo, Smithsonian, olinguito, rare animal

Sleepover at the zoo, the museum or the aquarium

Popular area attractions are opening up their gates to overnight visitors willing to pay for memorable experiences.

Monday - 08/12/2013, 04:24am EDT

Tags: Sleepover, sleep over, megan cloherty, National Zoo, National Aquarium, Smithsonian, Natural History Museum

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