Get your bids ready — the Friends of the National Zoo is auctioning off the chance to tour the panda house and get up close and personal with Bao Bao and her family.
Giant panda cub Bao Bao ventured outside for the first time with her mother.
Who knew? Giant Pandas can catch the flu. So keepers are taking special care.
In an effort to feed Bao Bao mania, the Smithsonian\’s National Zoo
has announced extended hours the weekend of Jan. 18 at its Giant Panda Habitat.
A Scottish zoo has been cranking up Marvin Gaye
for a special listener.
Planning the annual ZooLights holiday show is a
coordinated effort designed to thrill visitors
while also catering to the special needs of each
animal species. Find out which creatures are
kept in the dark and what the five
must-see stops along the tour are.
Forty years ago today, the Smithsonian National Zoo\’s first giant pandas arrived in the U.S.