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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

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Sloth bear cub, Hank, makes his debut at National Zoo

A 6-month-old sloth bear cub is meeting the public for the first time at the Smithsonian National Zoo.

Thursday - 06/20/2013, 11:58am EDT

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D.C. zoo opening elephant center after $56M overhaul

The public opening of "Elephant Trails" at the Smithsonian's National Zoo Saturday marks a major expansion for the Asian elephant exhibit.

Thursday - 03/21/2013, 03:27pm EDT

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National Zoo's app directs and connects visitors

The National Zoo is debuting a mobile app that will help visitors find their way around the park.

Friday - 08/03/2012, 03:29am EDT

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D.C.'s beloved panda, Tai Shan, stars in new web cam

When D.C.'s beloved Tai Shan left the U.S. for his new home in China two years ago, Washington-area residents were heartbroken to be losing their baby panda.

Monday - 07/09/2012, 10:12pm EDT

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Cheetah cubs at the National Zoo get a check-up

The National Zoo's two cheetah cubs received a clean bill of health from zoo veterinarians.

Thursday - 06/07/2012, 05:46pm EDT

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National Zoo celebrates 40 years of giant pandas

Forty years ago today, the Smithsonian National Zoo's first giant pandas arrived in the U.S.

Monday - 04/16/2012, 06:49pm EDT

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